Driven to Extinction: 7 Animals Our Kids Will Never Get to See in Real Life

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Kangaroo Island Emu
This species was last recorded to be seen way back in 1918 and was declared extinct in 1836.
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Tue, Apr 16, 2013 12:56 PM EDT
It's almost Earth Day, and now is the time to reflect and see how we can better do our part to help protect our planet. Let's face it, we humans don't always treat the Earth with the kindness that it deserves. It's not hard to imagine that humans are the leading cause of a lot of the environmental deterioration we see today. It's easy to ignore these problems when it's not affecting you directly, but that doesn't mean they're not important. Take, for example, the growing list of species that are endangered or have disappeared altogether. Some of these extinct animals seemed to be pretty cool creatures, but unfortunately none of us or our kids will ever see these animals in real life. - By Devan McGuinness



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