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Last Frog Of His Kind Dies Alone
Offbeat  (tags: animals, extinct )

- 963 days ago -
The world is short one more species this week. By 2009, the last female Rabbs fringe-limbed tree frog died in captivity, followed by another male in 2012. From that point forward, Toughie was all that was left.
Scientists Give New Lease on Life for Near Extinct Hawaiian Crow
Offbeat  (tags: birds, extinct )

- 1203 days ago -
The Hawaiian crow was once reduced to a population of 20 birds and is extinct in the wild due to a loss of habitat, introduced predators and disease.
Thank Your Banana Today
Offbeat  (tags: Banana, extinct )

- 1263 days ago -
BANANAS ARE GOING EXTINCT! is one of the few headlines I have read lately that sounded dire and, when you read the article attached, actually WAS dire.
Yorkshire's Extinct Rhinos Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: Yorkshire, cave, rhinos, extinct, England, UK )

- 1319 days ago -
Ancient bones from a North Yorkshire cave, including the remains of rhinos, bears and hyenas, are to go on display in a 'virtual museum' more than a century after they were excavated.
BBC - Earth - The Giant Cow That Swam the Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: dugong, manatee, extinct, habitat, conservation, humans, endangered )

Lisa T
- 1432 days ago -
Stellar's sea cow, what was the cause of their extinction? Dugongs are known to have existed in the past, with at least 19 different genera. Will dugong or manatee be next?
The Eastern Cougar Is Now Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: Eastern cougar, extinct, sad news, cats, North America, Canada )

- 1435 days ago -
Eastern cougars that once roamed North America from parts of Canada to South Carolina are extinct and no longer warrant federal Endangered Species Act protections, US wildlife managers said on Tuesday.
Are Humans to Blame for the Mammoth's Demise? Hunting Caused Numbers to Plunge 30,000 Years Ago, Study Claims
Offbeat  (tags: mammouth, declined, extinct, humans, hunting )

- 1563 days ago -
It has long been debated whether humans are responsible for the extinction of the woolly mammoth.
These Adorable Creatures Will Never Be Seen Again
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, extinct, animals, endangered, offbeat, sad news )

- 1588 days ago -
Four frogs, 22 birds and 27 mammals have become extinct since Australian colonisation and now the Bramble Cay melomys can be added to the list.
'Extinct' Cat-Sized Chinchilla Found Alive in Shadows of Machu Picchu
Offbeat  (tags: Extinct, chinchilla rat, good news, animals, animal welfare )

- 1698 days ago -
Living arboreal chinchilla rat thought to have been extinct is tracked down in Peruvian cloud forests, reports Mongabay
Broads Are Home to Rare Plants and Animals
Offbeat  (tags: Extinct, wetland, climate changes, species )

- 2727 days ago -
A quarter of the UK's rarest plants and animals are found in the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads, according to a survey.
Lost Rainbow Toad Is Rediscovered
Offbeat  (tags: Borneo, toad, spindly-legged, extinct, rediscovered )

- 2859 days ago -
A colourful, spindly-legged toad that was believed to be extinct has been rediscovered in the forests of Borneo.
TV's 'Mr.Fish' Finds 'Extinct' Salmon in Yamanashi Lake
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, fish, salmon, kunimasu, extinct, acidic water, hydro-electric plant, found, Japan, Yamanashi, lake, sakanakun, Mr, Fish, Kyoto University, news )

- 3078 days ago -
The "kunimasu" salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka kawamurae) was thought ot have fallen victim to Japan's hydro-electric power development program in 1940.
Salmon Thought Extinct Found Living in Lake Near Mt. Fuji
Offbeat  (tags: fish, salmon, extinct, found, Lake Saiko, near Mt.Fuji, Akita, kunimasu, sakana-kun, Japan )

- 3079 days ago -
A type of fresh-water salmon listed by the Ministry of the Environment as being extinct, is living in Lake Saiko in Yamanashi Prefecture near Mount Fuji, according to researchers at the Kyoto University Museum.
Maltese Lizard Declared Extinct
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, lizard, extinct )

- 3261 days ago -
A subspecies of lizard, which was only found one tiny Maltese island is thought to have become extinct due to predation by rats. The Selmunett lizard has not been seen since 2005, and as the island that is its only home covers just 11 hectares it is
Will Audubon's Frozen Zoo Revive Extinct Animals?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, extinct, zoos )

- 3270 days ago -
According to scientists, we may be entering a period of mass extinction. Five periods of mass extinction are known to have occurred since life began on earth, when animal and plant species vanish faster than new species can evolve.

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