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Humans Caused 322 Animal Extinctions in Past 500 Years

news.discovery.com — Our species caused 322 animal extinctions over the past 500 years, with two-thirds of those occurring in the last two centuries, according to a paper published in a special issue of the journal Science this week. Many animals are threatened with human-caused extinction now, with researchers expressing particular concern over amphibian and invertebrate (creatures without a backbone) losses.
Jul 24, 2014

Humans Caused 322 Animal Extinctions in Past 500 Years: Some 322 birds, mammals and reptiles all went extinct ... bit.ly/1pMNgYC