We’ll Never See Them Again: Northern White Rhino + 5 Recently Extinct Species (PHOTOS)

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It was reported that world’s last male northern white rhinoceros died on Monday and left only two of the northern white rhino subspecies alive on the planet.

Nexter.org made a list of recently extinct .

Northern White Rhino (2018)

The world’s last male northern white rhinoceros named Sudan died in Kenya Monday. Sudan was 45 years old and his death left his species one step closer to complete extinction.

Sudan’s health had deteriorated in recent weeks after a severe leg infection.

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Source: Reuters

Bramble Cay melomys (2016)

Bramble Cay melomys is an extinct species of rodent. Bramble Cay melomys lived in Australia and was known as the most isolated mammal.

It has not been seen since 2007, despite a search by a team of scientists. In 2016 it was officially claimed extinct.

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Source: Rebecca Diete and Luke Leung/University of Queensland

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Christmas Island pipistrelle (2016)

The Christmas Island pipistrelle was a species of vesper bat found only on Christmas Island, Australia.

The species is now considered to be extinct, with the last individual bat seen in August 2009 with no further sightings despite intensive efforts to locate the species.

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Source: couchfair.club

Pinta Island Tortoise (2012)

The Pinta Island tortoise also known as the Pinta giant tortoise was a subspecies of giant tortoise that lived on the Galapagos Islands.

It was hunted prolifically for food in the 19th century, and its habitat was destroyed in the 1950s when goats were brought to the island.

Efforts were made to mate the male, named Lonesome George, with other species, but no viable eggs were produced.

After Lonesome George death in 2012, the species is believed to have become extinct.

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Source: Wikipedia

SEE ALSO: Death of Tens of Thousand Marine Animals in UK: Shocking Truth About This Disaster!

West African Black Rhinoceros (2011)

The West African Black Rhinoceros was found in several countries towards the southeast region of Africa. Some believe their horns had medicinal properties which lead to heavy poaching.

The last West African Black Rhino was seen in Cameroon in 2006. It was declared officially extinct in 2011.

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Baiji White Dolphin (2002)

Baiji White Dolphin, also called the Chinese River Dolphin, can only be found in the Yangtze River in China.

Although not officially recorded as extinct, no one has seen a Yangtze River Dolphin since 2002.

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Source: AFP/Sixth Tone

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