17 May '12, 8pm

PHOTOS: Happy Endangered Species Day

PHOTOS: Happy Endangered Species Day

Honoring species on the brink of extinction may sound like a bummer, but Endangered Species Day isn't meant to bring us down. Instead, the goal is to help us appreciate that we have a concept of "endangered species" at all — a notion that was on few people's radars 100 years ago, even as humans were wiping out ancient animals like passenger pigeons, Caspian tigers, Zanzibar leopards and thylacines.

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Picture: Happy migratory bird day

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Happy World Turtle Day!

Happy World Turtle Day!

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