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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.

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.

Tasmanian wolf

Tasmanian wolf

(Source: "SchomburgksDeer-Berlin1911" by Lothar Schlawe) 1938 — Schomburgk’s Deer, Rucervus schomburgki

(Source: "SchomburgksDeer-Berlin1911" by Lothar Schlawe) 1938 — Schomburgk’s Deer, Rucervus schomburgki

However, sadly the intervention by Australian authorities was too little too late for the animal, when the last of its kind, affectionately named Benjamin (pictured), died while in its enclosure at a Hobart Zoo

Tasmanian tiger declared endangered 80 years ago today

However, sadly the intervention by Australian authorities was too little too late for the animal, when the last of its kind, affectionately named Benjamin (pictured), died while in its enclosure at a Hobart Zoo

12/28: Day the Endangered Species Act was enacted (1973) | Proud Wilf Batty poses with the last wild Thylacine after he shot it

12/28: Day the Endangered Species Act was enacted (1973) | Proud Wilf Batty poses with the last wild Thylacine after he shot it

On 7 September 1936, the death of the last officially recorded thylacine occurred at Hobart Zoo in Tasmania. A carnivorous marsupial, the thylacine was also known as the Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf. It is believed to have become extinct as a result of disease, the introduction of dogs in Tasmania and from being hunted by humans. Sightings of Tasmania tigers continue to this day but none have proved conclusive

On 7 September 1936, the death of the last officially recorded thylacine occurred at Hobart Zoo in Tasmania. A carnivorous marsupial, the thylacine was also known as the Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf. It is believed to have become extinct as a result of disease, the introduction of dogs in Tasmania and from being hunted by humans. Sightings of Tasmania tigers continue to this day but none have proved conclusive

The Russian Newfoundland-Moscow Water Dog, Moscow Diver, Moscow Retriever or Moskovsky Vodolaz, is a little-known dog breed derived from the Newfoundland, Caucasian Ovcharka (Caucasian Shepherd) and East European Shepherd. Now extinct, it was used in the development of the Russian Black Terrier. Developed in Russia in the 1950s and the 1960s. It was initially bred by the Russian army’s dog breeders to create a working dog for water rescue. Read more:

EXTINCT Dog-Moscow WATER DOG-Russian Newfoundland

The Russian Newfoundland-Moscow Water Dog, Moscow Diver, Moscow Retriever or Moskovsky Vodolaz, is a little-known dog breed derived from the Newfoundland, Caucasian Ovcharka (Caucasian Shepherd) and East European Shepherd. Now extinct, it was used in the development of the Russian Black Terrier. Developed in Russia in the 1950s and the 1960s. It was initially bred by the Russian army’s dog breeders to create a working dog for water rescue. Read more:

Honshu wolf or Japanese wolf. Extinct 1905.

Honshu wolf or Japanese wolf. Extinct 1905.

Thylacine, The thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times. It is commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger or the Tasmanian wolf.

Thylacine, The thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times. It is commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger or the Tasmanian wolf.

now extinct moa new zealand. that was a real bird that got to 12ft.. makes me hate mankind for things like this

now extinct moa new zealand. that was a real bird that got to 12ft.. makes me hate mankind for things like this

The giant moa, a flightless bird that stood up to ten feet tall, was hunted to extinction (second half of the 14th century AD) endemic to New Zealand, over-hunted by Maori they became extinct

The giant moa, a flightless bird that stood up to ten feet tall, was hunted to extinction (second half of the 14th century AD) endemic to New Zealand, over-hunted by Maori they became extinct

Blue Albion Cow on show, 1920s, extinct breed

Blue Albion Cow on show, 1920s, extinct breed

Tule Shrew Sorex ornatus juncensis extinct | Sorex ornatus relictus

Tule Shrew Sorex ornatus juncensis extinct | Sorex ornatus relictus

The name Atlas bear (Ursus arctos crowtheri) has been applied to an extinct population or populations of the brown bear in Africa. The Cantabrian brown bear likely was introduced to Africa from Spain by the Romans who imported Iberian bears for spectacles

The name Atlas bear (Ursus arctos crowtheri) has been applied to an extinct population or populations of the brown bear in Africa. The Cantabrian brown bear likely was introduced to Africa from Spain by the Romans who imported Iberian bears for spectacles

great-auk

great-auk

Sardinian pika, now extinct

Sardinian pika, now extinct