Gone Forever: Recently Extinct Animals From Around the Globe

A look at some species that used to live alongside humans

Grant Piper

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(Public domain)

Over the course of world history, over 99.9% of all species that ever existed are now extinct. Today, people make a big deal over individual species going extinct (even though they probably shouldn’t). When most people think of extinct species, some obvious examples…

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Grant Piper

Professional writer. Amateur historian. Husband, father, Christian.