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Extinct Animals

Exctinct Animals

blue pike fish in Great Lakes
Caribbean monk seal a pinniped, sub-tropical marine animal
Dodo bird Inhabited the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, couldn't fly
Neanderthals Lived in Europe, driven to extinction by competition from modern humans who migrated into the region from Africa
Passenger pigeon Was the most abundant bird species on Earth until 1900; uncontrolled commercial hunting for their meat
Steller’s sea cow Marine mammal - sirenian, Hunted for meat until extinct by 1768
Tasmanian Wolf Marsupial - looked like wolf with tiger stripes on its back and tail, but it was more closely related to kangaroos
Moas Giant flightless birds inhabited the islands of New Zealand
PLEISTOCENE MEGAFAUNA Woolly mamoth and sabertooth cat. Cause of extinction unclear, possible climate changes
Heath Hen Relative of prairie chicken, Killed by hunting, predators and disease
Dusky Seaside Sparrow East coast of Florida until 1987. Extinction due to loss of habitat.
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