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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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com/4-iconic-extinct-american-animals-dire-wolves-saber-toothed-tigers-2556144) iconic extinct animal , many people may have the idea that woolly mammoths are much older than they really are, perhaps as old as the dinosaurs.
YES Reviving an extinct species may sound like something out of Jurassic Park, but the science of de-extinction is real.
While it's too late to do anything about the lost Tasmanian tiger, the knowledge that the research team gathered could potentially help other researchers to understand other species that went extinct quite recently, such as the West African Black Rhino.
The hope is to be able to preserve the DNA of animals who are expected to go extinct in the next few years.
In 2012, another group suggested some people in Africa carry DNA heirlooms from an unknown extinct hominid species (SN: 9/8/12, p.
The rat-like creature - which lived on land off the coast of Queensland in Australia's Great Barrier Reef - has been confirmed as the first mammal to become extinct as a direct result of climate change.
A team of more than 40 scientists representing 28 organisations assessed 14 desert species and found that half are regionally extinct or confined to one per cent or less of their historical range.
The researchers reconstructed the bite capabilities of the larger, extinct giant Miocene piranha, which ranged from 1,240 to 4,749 N.
The UNESCO Atlas says that three languages have become extinct in Turkey.
Researcher Mike McGrew said that the ultimate goal of their team is to save endangered species - or even bring back extinct ones.
NUMBERS of larger moths have tumbled over the past 40 years, with three species going extinct in the last decade, a report says.
The Environment Ministry has decided to exclude a freshwater salmon species known as "kunimasu" from the red list of extinct species and designate it as a species extinct in the wild, or a species that continues living in places other than its indigenous habitat, sources close to the issue said Saturday.