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us: Extinct animals


  • Here are entered works on species or groups of animals that no longer exist anywhere or that have become extinct in a particular area, but not throughout their entire range.

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    • us: Extirpated animals
    • us: Extirpated species
    • us: Locally extinct animals
    • us: Locally extinct species
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    • found: Wild species at risk in Saskatchewan, via WWW, July 22, 2004 (Extirpated: Any native wild species of plant or animal that no longer exists in the wild in Saskatchewan, but exists in the wild outside of Saskatchewan)
    • found: Response statements for extirpated, endangered, and threatened species listed by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) in 2001, 2002.
    • found: Endangered animals in Wisconsin : with supplementary lists of animals with changing status, extirpated animals, uncommon plants and plant communities, 1973.
    • found: The dict. of forestry, c1998 (extinction: the global death of the last surviving individual of a species, group, or gene; extirpation 1. local extinction of a species from an area 2. loss of some but not all populations of a species)
    • found: Dunster, J. Dict. of natural resource management, c1996 (extinct: In the narrowest sense, a species that no longer exists anywhere. The term is sometimes used in a regional rather than global setting; extinction: The termination of a species caused by failure to reproduce and death of all the remaining members of that species. Can be natural or human-induced; extirpation: The elimination of a species or subspecies from a particular area, but not from its entire range; locally extinct: Elimination of a species in one area but not over its entire range. Local extinctions may aggregate into regional or eventually, global extinctions)
    • found: McGraw-Hill dict. of sci. and tech. terms, via AccessScience, July 22, 2004 (extirpate [BIOLOGY] To uproot, destroy, make extinct, or exterminate)
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    • QL88-QL88.15
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on species or groups of animals that no longer exist anywhere or that have become extinct in a particular area, but not throughout their entire range.
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    • 2004-07-22: new
    • 2004-08-26: revised
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