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Extinct animals, by E. Ray Lankester. :: Geology, Paleontology & Theories of…

Extinct animals, by E. Ray Lankester. :: Geology, Paleontology & Theories of…

Beautiful. Wasn't sure whether to put this on my Art or Paleobiology board. Alfons and Adrie Kennis

Beautiful. Wasn't sure whether to put this on my Art or Paleobiology board. Alfons and Adrie Kennis

No you cannot have my fruit it is mine!  Flying Fox bat in rehab

No you cannot have my fruit it is mine! Flying Fox bat in rehab

The Sardinian Pika - A close cousin of the Corsican Pika that lived the next island over in the Mediterranean Sea. Like other extinct animals on this list, the Sardinian Pika had the misfortune to be tasty, and was considered a delicacy by the civilization native to the island. Along with its close cousin, the Corsican Pika, it disappeared from the face of the earth by the turn of the 19th century.

RIP, the Indefatigable Galapagos Mouse

The Sardinian Pika - A close cousin of the Corsican Pika that lived the next island over in the Mediterranean Sea. Like other extinct animals on this list, the Sardinian Pika had the misfortune to be tasty, and was considered a delicacy by the civilization native to the island. Along with its close cousin, the Corsican Pika, it disappeared from the face of the earth by the turn of the 19th century.

golden-capped fruit bat photo

Giraffes? Horses? Squirrels? 20 animals you didn't know are going extinct

20 Animals You Didn’t Know Are Going Extinct        by TreeHugger      September 22, 2012      11:30 am        7 of 20    7. Fruit Bats  Turns out, a whole slew of species of fruit bat are endangered, some of which include the Golden-capped Fruit Bat (around 10,000 individuals left), the Salim Ali’s Fruit Bat (possibly as few as 250-350 left), the Sao Tomé Collared Fruit Bat (population unknown but naturally rare), and the Small-toothed Fruit Bat (only seven specimens found).

20 Animals You Didn’t Know Are Going Extinct by TreeHugger September 22, 2012 11:30 am 7 of 20 7. Fruit Bats Turns out, a whole slew of species of fruit bat are endangered, some of which include the Golden-capped Fruit Bat (around 10,000 individuals left), the Salim Ali’s Fruit Bat (possibly as few as 250-350 left), the Sao Tomé Collared Fruit Bat (population unknown but naturally rare), and the Small-toothed Fruit Bat (only seven specimens found).

The blue-eyed black lemur is the only primate besides humans to have blue eyes.

The blue-eyed black lemur is the only primate besides humans to have blue eyes.

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