A Look at Extinct Creatures

Vanished wonders

Dodo bird Island of Mauritius Late 17th century

Woolly mammoth Arctic regions of Europe, Asia, and North America 4,000 years ago

Quagga  South Africa Late 19th century

Great Auk  North Atlantic Mid-19th century

Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger)  Australia  Late 20th century

Steller's Sea Cow Bering Sea Late 18th century

Passenger Pigeon North America Early 20th century

Schinz's Pygmy Hippo West Africa Late 20th century

Barbary Lion North Africa Late 20th century

Moa New Zealand Late 15th century

- Thirukkural Selvan

 "Fading footprints,  a legacy not right"                            -Al Gore