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We lost a lot of species in 2019.

The year started with the extinction of a tiny Hawaiian snail and ended with the loss of one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes.

Along the way we also said goodbye to three bird species, a shark, two frogs, several plants, and a whole lot more.

About two dozen species were declared extinct (or nearly so) in 2019, although the total number of species lost this year probably numbers in the thousands. Scientists typically wait years or even decades before declaring a species well and truly extinct, and even then only after conducting extensive searches.

The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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We lost a lot of species in 2019.

The year started with the extinction of a tiny Hawaiian snail and ended with the loss of one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes.

Along the way we also said goodbye to three bird species, a shark, two frogs, several plants, and a whole lot more.

About two dozen species were declared extinct (or nearly so) in 2019, although the total number of species lost this year probably numbers in the thousands. Scientists typically wait years or even decades before declaring a species well and truly extinct, and even then only after conducting extensive searches.

The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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Sad news.
 

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We lost a lot of species in 2019.

The year started with the extinction of a tiny Hawaiian snail and ended with the loss of one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes.

Along the way we also said goodbye to three bird species, a shark, two frogs, several plants, and a whole lot more.

About two dozen species were declared extinct (or nearly so) in 2019, although the total number of species lost this year probably numbers in the thousands. Scientists typically wait years or even decades before declaring a species well and truly extinct, and even then only after conducting extensive searches.

The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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And don't forget the rare Ruthus Bader Ginsbergi Vulturus. Yes, I truly believe this species DID become extinct last year.
 
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And don't forget the rare Ruthus Bader Ginsbergi Vulturus. Yes, I truly believe this species DID become extinct last year.
Makes you wonder how many plant and animal species will be lost as they destroy the Amazon....different medicines and possible cures that may be lost forever.
 

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We need more infrastructure spending. We need high speed rail so we can zoom past the smelly carcasses of extinct species.
 

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We lost a lot of species in 2019.

The year started with the extinction of a tiny Hawaiian snail and ended with the loss of one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes.

Along the way we also said goodbye to three bird species, a shark, two frogs, several plants, and a whole lot more.

About two dozen species were declared extinct (or nearly so) in 2019, although the total number of species lost this year probably numbers in the thousands. Scientists typically wait years or even decades before declaring a species well and truly extinct, and even then only after conducting extensive searches.

The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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/——/ The democRAT Party may become extinct if Crazy Bernie wins the nomination.
 

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We lost a lot of species in 2019.

The year started with the extinction of a tiny Hawaiian snail and ended with the loss of one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes.

Along the way we also said goodbye to three bird species, a shark, two frogs, several plants, and a whole lot more.

About two dozen species were declared extinct (or nearly so) in 2019, although the total number of species lost this year probably numbers in the thousands. Scientists typically wait years or even decades before declaring a species well and truly extinct, and even then only after conducting extensive searches.

The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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/——/ The democRAT Party may become extinct if Crazy Bernie wins the nomination.
The democrat party is a rotting corpse already.... The Chinese know how to dispose of rotting corpses...
 

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/——/ The democRAT Party may become extinct if Crazy Bernie wins the nomination.
If Bernie wins ?
He's the only one who'll even make it close.
(to beating Trump)
At just 31% of US voters supporting the burn he cant win... The beating dems are going to take is going to be brutal..
 

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We lost a lot of species in 2019.

The year started with the extinction of a tiny Hawaiian snail and ended with the loss of one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes.

Along the way we also said goodbye to three bird species, a shark, two frogs, several plants, and a whole lot more.

About two dozen species were declared extinct (or nearly so) in 2019, although the total number of species lost this year probably numbers in the thousands. Scientists typically wait years or even decades before declaring a species well and truly extinct, and even then only after conducting extensive searches.

The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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It is evolution, baby.
 

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We lost a lot of species in 2019.

The year started with the extinction of a tiny Hawaiian snail and ended with the loss of one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes.

Along the way we also said goodbye to three bird species, a shark, two frogs, several plants, and a whole lot more.

About two dozen species were declared extinct (or nearly so) in 2019, although the total number of species lost this year probably numbers in the thousands. Scientists typically wait years or even decades before declaring a species well and truly extinct, and even then only after conducting extensive searches.

The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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And thousands got identified. When more critters are discovered and identified, than are lost, you're not having a extinction event.
 
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We lost a lot of species in 2019.

The year started with the extinction of a tiny Hawaiian snail and ended with the loss of one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes.

Along the way we also said goodbye to three bird species, a shark, two frogs, several plants, and a whole lot more.

About two dozen species were declared extinct (or nearly so) in 2019, although the total number of species lost this year probably numbers in the thousands. Scientists typically wait years or even decades before declaring a species well and truly extinct, and even then only after conducting extensive searches.

The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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And thousands got identified. When more critters are discovered and identified, than are lost, you're not having a extinction event.
Glow in the dark crabs under Antarctica don't really count in this conversation though.
 

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We lost a lot of species in 2019.

The year started with the extinction of a tiny Hawaiian snail and ended with the loss of one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes.

Along the way we also said goodbye to three bird species, a shark, two frogs, several plants, and a whole lot more.

About two dozen species were declared extinct (or nearly so) in 2019, although the total number of species lost this year probably numbers in the thousands. Scientists typically wait years or even decades before declaring a species well and truly extinct, and even then only after conducting extensive searches.

The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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And thousands got identified. When more critters are discovered and identified, than are lost, you're not having a extinction event.
Glow in the dark crabs under Antarctica don't really count in this conversation though.





Yeah, they do. It's not an extinction event until you are losing far, far more, than you are gaining.
 

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