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How Elephant Teeth Taught Scientists Extinction Exists

In 1796, Georges Cuvier convinced his fellow researchers that some bones belonged to a species that no longer roamed the Earth.<p>At the end of the 18th century, Georges Cuvier was thinking quite seriously about elephant teeth. He was working in Paris, in the National Museum of Natural History, where …

Climate Change Could Wipe Out One Sixth Of Earth's Species

A new study predicts that many Earth lifeforms risk extinction<p>Global warming has already affected our sea levels and permafrost, and now it’s coming after plants and animals. A new study shows that if we current on our current trajectory of global warming, 16 percent of species will be in danger of …

Elusive Sumatran rhino caught on camera in Borneo

A Sumatran rhino, thought to be extinct in eastern Borneo, has been caught on camera in the rainforest.<p>Hidden cameras have captured images of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino on the Indonesian part of Borneo island, where it was thought to have long ago died out, according to the World …

Wildlife

Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

The Western black rhinoceros has officially been declared extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world’s largest …

Extinction

Rare Black Rhino Dangles From Helicopter In South African Breeding Relocation Drive (PICTURES)

Nope, you’re not seeing things. That IS a rare black rhino dangling hundreds of feet in the air from a helicopter.<p>But fear not, it’s not some …

South African Wildlife Conservationists Are Poisoning Rhino Horns to Prevent Poaching

In an attempt to prevent the poaching of rhino horns, a game reserve in South Africa is trying something different: poisoning the horns to make them …