Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Top 5 of Popular Extinct Animals

5. Aurochs:-extinct since 1627
Aurochs is a species of cattle. Aurochs one of the most popular of extinct animals in Europe. Aurochs is believed to have evolved from cattle from India about 2 million years ago. Aurochs then migrated to the Middle East and Asia and then to the next berhabitat extensively in the countries of Europe 250,000 years ago. In the 13th century, most of the Aurochs berhabitat in Poland, Lithuania, Moldavia, Transylvania and East last Prussia.Rekod Aurochs are living in 1627 in Forest Jaktorow, Poland. Aurochs skull was brought by the Swedish Army to The Property of Livrustkammaren in Stockholm.

4. Javan Tiger: - Extinct since the 1980's
Javan Tiger size smaller than the size of the other tigers in Asian countries. However, it is larger than the Bali Tiger. Believed, this carnivore extinction since the 1980s due to encroachment on forest habitat islands of Java. Javan Tiger was last seen in 1976 and after that there is no conflict with the animals of this report.

3. Thylacine aka Tasmanian Tiger: - extinct since 1936  

Thylacine is believed to be extinct since 1936. This carnivores is also known as the Tasmanian Tiger because of stripe-like tiger style found on his back. The uniqueness of this animal attracted many scientists. This animal habitats on the continent of Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea. Although this animals had been declared officially extinct, there is some conflict between humans and animals was reported. However, no concrete evidence to support it. Thylacine is believed to be extinct because of human hunting and habitat is continually threatened. 

2.  Dodo: - Extinct since the late 17th-century
Not one to say Dodo is extinct animals that were most popular in the world. Many proverbs are often associated with a dodo like 'as dead as a dodo "which means death and strange doubts. As this proverb, death is strange because the dodo become extinct suddenly. At one point, Dodo can be seen around as chickens and ducks in the village. Dodo is a bird that cannot fly. It often nests in the ground like chickens and ducks. Dodo is the natural habitat on the island of Mauritius.

1. Tyrannosaurus Rex (T-Rex): - Extinct since 65 million years ago 

Tyrannosaurus Rex or T-Rex remains the most feared predators that ever lived on earth. Its length is 43.3 feet and 16.6 feet high with a weight of up to 7 tons. T-Rex is believed to have muscular legs and powerful jaws. This makes the T-Rex has the complete package as the most feared predators of any other animals at the time. T-Rex fossil, found mainly in the countries of North America Continent. So far, scientists have collected about 30 T-Rex fossil from this area. 

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