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Quiz Updated Dec 22, 2011

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Description Extinct Animal % Correct
This archetypal extinct bird was native to the island of Mauritius.Dodo
98.1%
This striped Australian marsupial was the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world.Thylacine (Tasmanian Wolf)
22.3%
This North American bird was hunted from a population of 5 billion to extinction in the span of 100 years.Passenger Pigeon
21.6%
These flightless birds of New Zealand resembled ostriches without wings. All 10 subspecies were hunted to extinction.Moa
20.1%
These large flightless birds resembled penguins, and inhabited most of the North Atlantic seaboard. Great Auk
14.6%
This enormous ancestor of domestic cattle lived in Central Eurasia and was hunted to extinction.Aurochs
10.2%
This placid freshwater dolphin lived only in one river in China, and became extinct due to over-industrialization.Baiji
10.2%
This North Pacific relative of the Manatee was hunted to extinction within 27 years of discovery.Steller's Sea Cow
7.5%
This vivid bird was the only parrot species indigenous to the United States.Carolina Parakeet
6.1%
These glossy black birds were native to Hawaii. All 4 subspecies died due to hunting and the avian flu.'O'o (Moho)
2.5%

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