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World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies
Shawna Williams | Mar 20, 2018
Only two members of the subspecies are now left alive.
Gigantic “Tree Lobsters” Not Extinct After All
Catherine Offord | Oct 8, 2017
Researchers identify the Lord Howe Island stick insect on the remains of a large volcano in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand.
Extinction Risk for Invertebrates
Jef Akst | Sep 4, 2012
A new report estimates that human activities as well as other factors are threatening 20 percent of all invertebrate species, including corals and freshwater snails.
Lonesome George Dies Alone
Hayley Dunning | Jun 25, 2012
The world’s last Pinta Island tortoise died this past weekend at the age of 100.
“Extinct” Toad Rediscovered
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 21, 2012
A yellow-bellied dwarf toad, last sighted in 1876, is rediscovered in Sri Lanka.
Dwarf Mammoth Once Roamed Crete
Bob Grant | May 9, 2012
Researchers analyze a diminutive forelimb bone, calling it conclusive evidence that a tiny mammoth resided on the Greek island.