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extinct

1. (of an animal or plant species) having no living representative; having died out
2. (of a volcano) no longer liable to erupt; inactive
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"The evolutionary distance between the extinct stilt-legged horses and all living horses took us by surprise, but it presented us with an exciting opportunity to name a new genus of horse," senior study author Beth Shapiro said in a statement from (https://phys.org/news/2017-11-analysis-ancient-dna-reveals-previously.html) UC Santa Cruz.
Resurrecting long extinct species such as the woolly mammoth, passenger pigeon or other extinct species is the subject of a conference at the National Geographic Society in Washington, Fox News reported.
Bookies are betting on which animal will next become extinct, and the only surprise is that Robbie Savage isn't in the running.
This harlequin frog belongs to a group of species that is rapidly going extinct in Central and South America.
But the results also indicated that 15pc to 20pcof those species which would otherwise become extinct may be saved if climate warming was kept to a minimum by controlling levels of greenhouse gases.
Even if Earth gets hit by an asteroid that's as big as the one that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago, Walker believes humans will not go extinct.
The Sumatran Rhino species was declared extinct in the wild in Malaysia by scientists in 2015.
The latest reported sightings of the Formosan clouded leopard are adding to the reluctance by scholars and indigenous tribes to remove the animal from the endangered species list and declare it extinct, despite the lack of an officially confirmed sighting in over thirty years, according to CNA.
A giant tortoise believed extinct for over 100 years has been discovered on the Galapagos island of Fernandina, Ecuador's environment minister said late on Tuesday.
Summary: Melbourne [Australia], Feb 20 (ANI): According to the Australian government, a small brown rat which lived on a tiny island off northern Australia is the worldaACAOs first mammal known to have become extinct due to aACoehuman-induced climate change.aACA[yen]
Unfortunately, birds continue to go extinct in the twenty-first century--and even worse, recent losses have jumped to the mainland.
A university in Russia is gearing up for the opening of a 'Jurassic Park'-style cloning facility for extinct animals.