23 May '12, 2pm

Island bat goes extinct after Australian officials hesitate

Island bat goes extinct after Australian officials hesitate

A final farewell: the Western Black Rhino goes extinct (11/12/2011) The western black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis longipes ) roams the woodlands of Africa no more. The rhino, one of four sub-species of black rhino, was declared extinct this week by the IUCN, five years after the last extensive survey of its habitat in Cameroon. The rhino becomes the second declared extinct this year. All rhinos are threatened by the rhino horn trade. Unanimous agreement among scientists: Earth to suffer major loss in species (11/09/2011) The thylacine, the dodo, the great auk, the passenger pigeon, the golden toad: these species have become symbols of extinction. But they are only the tip of the recent extinction crisis, and according to a survey of 583 conservation scientists, they are only the beginning. In a new survey in Conservation Biology, 99.5 percent of conservation scientists sa...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0523-hance-christmas-island...

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