This list of creatures are for flora and fauna that have only become extinct in more recent times, compared to the likes of dinosaurs and other pre-historic creatures. Although some of these species may not have been alive since you were born, these are members of nature that have been wiped out due to predators such as humans or introduced species such as cats that are not native to the area.
The Aepyornis or otherwise known as the the 'elephant bird' is a species of giant flightless bird that is believed to have become extinct around the 17th centur
The Aurochs was a species of massive cattle that stood around 6.6 feet tall and was found across Asia, North Africa and Europe. Now extinct, the Aurochs is the
The Babakotia was a medium-sized genus of lemur that is currently extinct. It was originally from Madagascar, and its genus only contained one species – the B