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How Some Species Can Go Extinct Twice And Why We Should Care

Some species go extinct twice β€” one time when the last individual stops breathing, and a second time when our collective memory about the species disappears

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An extinct Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian tiger or the marsupial wolf (Thylacinus cynocephalus) at Beaumaris Zoo in 1936. (Credit: Ben Sheppard, public domain)




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