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
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
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
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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, ?