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Newfoundland wolf (Canis lupus beothucus) was a possible subspecies of gray wolf native to Newfoundland. It was described as being a medium-sized, slender-skulled wolf with a white pelt, though melanists also occurred. The last specimen was reportedly killed in 1911.

LAST OF ITS KIND: Newfoundland Wolf. This subspecies of the Grey Wolf was officially declared extinct in though the last individual was shot in

These beautiful monsters...(click through to the website for the other 6)

These beautiful monsters…

Anyone remember the fossa from the movie Madagascar? "The fossa are coming! The fossa are coming!

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"The Lesser Bilby (Macrotis leucrura) was a smaller relative of the Greater Bilby, part of the bandicoot family. It is known only from the most arid parts of central Australia.

Syrian wild ass, became extinct in 1927. This one was pictured in 1915 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Syrian wild ass, became extinct in This one was pictured in 1915 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Honshu wolves were abundant in Japan until 1732 when rabies was introduced to the island. It was rabies, deforestation of the wolf's habitat, and conflict with humans that led to their extinction. The last specimen was officially killed in 1905 in Nara prefecture. Although there have been many sightings claimed since then, none of them have been verified. There are five known mounted specimens: three in Japan, one in the Netherlands, and the last officially killed specimen in the British…

We told you previously about scientific efforts to bring extinct animals back to life. However, it turns out that the "extinct" classification isn't always

11 Extinct Animals You Didn’t Know Were Iowan: Dire wolf | Iowa DNR

Are the direwolves of House Stark real? Winter is coming, and we have answers to all your questions about Game of Thrones' legendary dog breed.

Last known Thylacine - Tasmanian Tiger dies  On this day …….. 7th September 1936 The Thylacine, more commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, was a large carnivorous marsupial. Now believed to be extinct, the thylacine was coloured yellow-brown to grey, with dark stripes across its back from shoulders to tail. Limited to Tasmania in recent times, the discovery of fossils in mainland […]

Earth faces sixth ‘great extinction’ with of amphibians set to go the way of the dodo

Zanzibar Leopard (extinct: 1996)  It is still not clear whether this subspecies of leopard is technically extinct. Locals believe that Zanzibar leopards were kept by witches. Extermination by humans and deforestation were largely responsible for their disappearance in the 20th century.

Zanzibar Leopard (extinct One of several subspecies of leopard, the Zanzibar leopard made its home on the Zanzibar archipelago of Tanzania. It's still unclear whether this large cat is technically extinct — there are occasional unconfirmed sightings

The Hokkaidō wolf, known in Japan as the Ezo wolf, is one of the two extinct subspecies of Canis lupus that have been called the Japanese wolf. The other is the Honshū wolf. The Hokkaidō wolf became extinct during the Meiji restoration period. It was deemed a threat to ranching and targeted via a bounty system and a direct chemical extermination campaign. Sightings of the Hokkaidō wolf have been claimed from the time of its extinction to the present day, but none of these have been verified.

The Hokkaidō wolf, known in Japan as the Ezo wolf, is one of the two extinct…

CAUCASIAN WISENT  (BISON) ~ Extinct Animals ~ The failure to curb local poaching resulted in the extinction of Caucasian Wisent, with the last reported individual being killed in 1927. http://www.buzzle.com/articles/extinct-animals-in-the-last-100-years.html#bubal-hartebeest

1927 Caucasian Wisent (Bison)(BISON) The failure to curb local poaching resulted in the extinction of Caucasian Wisent, with the last reported individual being killed in

The aurochs , the ancestor of domestic cattle, is an extinct type of large wild cattle that inhabited Europe, Asia and North Africa; they survived in Europe until the last recorded aurochs, a female, died in the Jaktorów Forest, Poland in 1627.

The aurochs, the ancestor of domestic cattle, is an extinct type of large wild…

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An image purportedly showing a real "hammerhead salamander" actually shows a model of an extinct diplocaulus.

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