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Australian koalas are in danger of extinction because over half of them have chlamydia.
Cats are believed to be responsible for the extinction of several species of animals.
Global warming could drive to extinction as many as 1 in 6 animal and plant species.
If Earth’s history were condensed into 24 hours, life would’ve appeared at 4am, land plants at 10:24pm, dinosaur extinction at 11:41pm and human history would’ve begun at 11:58:43pm.
41% of all amphibian species are at the brink of extinction.
Researchers place humanity’s risk of extinction before the year 2100 at 19%.
Even after extinction, the Dodo is still the national animal of Mauritius.
Within only 2,000 years of humanity’s arrival in the New World, indigenous peoples drove to extinction 84 of the Americas’ 107 genera of large mammals.
The grey wolf has always been feared by man and has probably been persecuted more than any other animal. Did you know that centuries ago, wolves were ‘tried’ by people and burnt at the stake? However its intelligence and flexibility have saved it from extinction.