Neatorama Posts Tagged "extinct"
The Last Passenger Pigeon...

On September first, 1914, one hundred years ago today, the very last passenger pigeon, named Martha Washington, died of old age at the Cincinnati Zoo. It's hard to imagine that once there were billions of passenger pige...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/01/The-Last-Passenger-Pigeon/
21 Mind-Blowing Now-Extinct Lifeforms

[http://youtu.be/Okmj0xxpqxM] (YouTube link)As amazing as the different species of earth are, there were so many more that are no longer with us. In some cases, that’s fortunate for us, because many were huge and p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/19/21-Mind-Blowing-Now-Extinct-Lifeforms/
Lost Footage of Extinct Bird Found

Once common in America, the prairie chicken called...  ...ca, the prairie chicken called the Heath hen went extinct in 1932. Until recently, there was no hope of see...  ...g with the story of the Heath hen and how it went extinct . -via Metafilter

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/13/Lost-Footage-of-Extinct-Bird-Found/
10 Animals That Went Extinct in 2013

We get excited about new species discovered every...  ...hance.And there are nine other species now on the extinct list that you can read about at Living Alongside...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/02/10-Animals-That-Went-Extinct-in-2013/
Bee Orchid...

The trick of attracting insects by resembling insects is a genius move by a many species of orchids. But there can be danger in such specialization. This is not the first time that Randall Munroe of xkcd made me go all v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/09/Bee-Orchid/
The Curious Case of the Nonexistent Turtle...

With all the stories about "de- extinction " of animal species lately, there's one method tha...  ...t get much notice -when scientists decide that an extinct species never existed in the first place. That ap...  ...nd scientists concluded that the species had gone extinct during...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/14/The-Curious-Case-of-the-Nonexistent-Turtle/
Scientists Resurrect Freaky Extinct Frog That Gives Birth through Its Mouth

Australia's gastric-brooding frog doesn't just hol...  ...stomach. Or, rather, it did. The species has been extinct since the 80s. But that didn't stop scientists fr...  ...ns:Even though the gastric-brooding frog has been extinct for decades, it's possible to do this because ind...  ...step forward for the worl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/16/Scientists-Resurrect-Freaky-Extinct-Frog-That-Gives-Birth-through-Its-Mouth/
Revival of Extinct Species

Since we saw Jurassic Park in 1993, research on DN...  ...and cloning has brought the idea of bringing back extinct species forward from fantasy to practical possibi...  ...er than ever. Scientists delivered a clone of the extinct Pyrenean ibex, using living cells of the last spe...  ...d passenger pigeons. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/15/Revival-of-Extinct-Species/
R.I.P. Lonesome George...

We've followed the saga of Lonesome George, the last Pinta Island Tortoise, for years. But George has been around much longer, and was believed to be around 100 years old. Fausto Llerena, George's keeper for the past 40...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/24/r-i-p-lonesome-george/
5 Animals Who Were The Last Of Their Species...

We've posted before about species that have go...  ...We've posted before about species that have gone extinct in recent history. For some of these species, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/23/5-animals-who-were-the-last-of-their-species/




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