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Fossil Microcleidus homalospondylus

Fossil Microcleidus homalospondylus

We should stain tusks w/ fluorescent paint. Paint it on any animal with ivory. This way the ivory would be stained and worthless.. Then humans wouldn't want to poach these gorgeous creatures ... These animals will all be extinct due to China's Ivory export within the next 20 to 30 years. So Frickn sad... Try to boycott products from China until they stop killing these beautiful animals...

mankind's heart is not large enough to care. (Putting a harmless fluorescent stain on elephants ivory tusks could well stop poaching of these magnificent animals.

Fossil evidence indicates several other species of elephant bird, ranging from 3 ft (90 cm) to 10 ft (3 metres), had inhabited Madagascar, t...

Rare & Extinct Creatures - GIANT MOA Another flightless giant island-living bird was the New Zealand giant moa (Dinornis giganteus), a member of the ratite family. There were several species of moa, some taller than the elephant bird a

Thylacine: the Tasmanian Tiger (extinct since 1936) won't lie that thing is a tad scary...probably shouldn't have put it under How cute!

Extinct Animals: 10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals - ODDEE- Thylacine: the Tasmanian Tiger - extinct since 1936

The Helicoprion is said to have lived during the Carboniferous period and was one of the few creatures able to live through the Permian-Triassic extinction event (‘The Great Dying’). Eventually the Helicoprion went extinct during the Triassic period. The creature had teeth that are very much like a circular saw. It had so many teeth because as new teeth grew, the older teeth were pushed out and into the middle to create the spiral. Length-wise the creature was said to be 10-15 feet.

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One Crazy Set of Teeth The Helicoprion was a shark-like fish that arose in the oceans of the late Carboniferous 280 million years ago, and eventually went extinct during the early Triassic some 225 million years ago

extinct animals: Irish Deer: the largest deer that ever lived (extinct about 7,700 years ago) [Wiki - Photo: (c) The Field Museum, CK1T]

10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals: Irish Deer: the largest deer that ever lived (extinct about years ago) [Wiki - Photo: (c) The Field Museum,

Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus), commonly known as the Tasmanian Tiger or Tasmanian Wolf. The world's largest carnivorous marsupial once common throughout Australia and Papua New Guinea, is believed by many to have been hunted to extinction by the early European settlers of Tasmania, its last stronghold.  The last known Thylacine died in the Hobart Zoo on September 7, 1936.

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Commonly known as the Tasmanian Tiger, the thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial in modern times. Somewhere betwixt a hyena, an opposum, and a house dog, the thylacine became extinct in the late

This truly breaks my heart. Infographic: Top 20 countries with most endangered species | MNN - Mother Nature Network.

Infographic: Top 20 countries with most endangered species

This truly breaks my heart. Infographic: Top 20 countries with most endangered species MNN - Mother Nature Network.

The Little Dodo Bird: Samoa’s little dodo bird is in immanent danger of following the large dodo into extinction. #10 on the 2013 Endangered List.

The Dodo (Raphus cucullatus) was a flightless bird endemic to the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius. They have been extinct for a century or 2 because they never had a fear of humans, & were killed/became extinct for whatever reasons (food, feathers, ?