26 EXTINCT ANIMALS WHICH ARE DISAPPEARED

It is list of extinct animals which are disappeared. Some due to hunting and some due to earth’s poisonous habitat. However , it is said that there were more animal species which are now extinct than animal species we have today. This might happen due to ancient people’s loves to hunt animals and prove their aim by killing animals with their guns. Slowly slowly their number decreases and now they are completely disappeared like they don’t even had existence on earth. I thought this list must be out so that every one must know which extinct animals we can’t able to see.

Following is list of extinct animals which are disappeared :-

1. Dodo

Dodo was a flightless bird last seen in island of Mauritius , east of Madagascar in Indian Ocean. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals. From the fossils of this animal it is predicted that Dodo might be 3.3 feet tall and have weight around 11 – 18 Kg. This bird has structure similar to Hen and Duck. It had a duck like Head and Hen like body and legs. Dodo was first sighted and record mentioned in 1598 , later these species got hunted by sailor too much and resulted is they got extinct in within 80 years of sighting. This animal got extinct in 17th century to be more specific in 1662. This show how ancient people use to kill animals for their fun and entertainment.

2. Tasmanian Tiger

Tasmanian tiger was a 4 leg animal with tail. It was last seen in Tasmania , New Guinea and Australian mainland. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals .From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Tasmanian Tiger might be 100 – 130 cm in length and weight is around 20 -30 Kg. This animal has structure similar to wolf , cat , dog and tiger. It has cat or tiger like strips on his back and dog or wolf like head. It was found around 4 million years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Tasmanian Tiger’ was seen in Tasmania in 1933 and they got completely extinct in 1936.

3. Steller’s Sea Cow

Steller’s Sea Cow was an aquatic animal or plant eating mammal or ‘Sirenia’. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was last seen in Commander island in Bering Sea between Alaska and Russia . From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Steller’s Sea Cow might be 8 – 10 metre in length and weight is around 8000 – 10000 Kg. This animal has structure similar to cow and fish . It has big fish or whale like body and tired cow like head . It was found around 200 years ago in 18th century and due to extreme hunting or being hunt by other animals their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Steller Sea Cow’ was seen in Same island in 1768 and after that they got completely extinct .

4. Great Auk

Great Auk was a 2 leg flightless bird. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in areas close to oceans in coastlines of Canada , Greenland , Iceland , Faroe Island , Norway Island and Great Britain. From some black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Great Auk might be 75 – 85 cm in tall and weight is around 5 – 7 Kg as an adult bird. This animal has structure similar to duck and penguin. It has penguin like body and legs and duck like head with solid black beak. It might found around some 400 – 500 years ago not sure and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Great Auk’ was seen in same island mentioned above in 19th century and they got completely extinct in 1852 .

5. Wooly Mammoth

Wooly Mammoth was a 4 leg animal with tail and trunk. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was last seen in Europe and Southern Siberia . From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved art of Wooly Mamoth it is predicted that Wooly Mammoth might be 9 – 11 ft tall in height and weight is around 6000 Kg and females might be slighly shorter and lighter than males . This animal has structure similar to Yak and Elephant. It has Yak like body and have hairs on it and elephant like head and trunk . It was found around 8 lakh years ago and due to ice age their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Wooly Mammoth’ was seen in Siberia in almost 3500 years after that they got completely extinct in.

6. Javan Tiger

Javan Tiger was a 4 leg animal with tail. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was last seen in Indonesian island and mountain area in Indonesia . From the skin , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Javan Tiger might be 200 – 250 cm in length and weight is around 100 -140 Kg , females are slightly shorter and lighter than male . This animal has structure similar to tiger. It had capture and colonized Sunda Islands some 11000 – 12000 years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Javan Tiger’ was seen in Java’s Meru Betiri National Park in 1976 , after that they got completely extinct.

7. Passenger Pigeon

Passenger Pigeon was a wild bird . It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was used to seen in North America. From the black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Passenger Pigeon might be 15 – 16 inches in length and weight is around 250 -350 gm. It was found around 1lakh years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Passenger Pigeon’ was seen in Cincinnati Zoo in 1914 after that they got completely extinct .

8. Black African Rhino

Black African Rhino was a 4 leg animal with tail and long horns. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in areas of Sahara Africa. From the fossils , photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Black African Rhino might be 10 – 13 ft long in length , 4.5 – 6 ft tall in height and weight is around 800 – 1400 Kg. It was found around 4 – 5 million years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Black African Rhino’ was seen in Zimbabwe in 2006 and they got completely extinct in 2011.

9. Zanzibar Leopard

Zanzibar Leopard was a 4 leg animal with tail. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in Zanzibar , Tanzania and some parts of Africa. From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Zanzibar Leopard might be 100 – 130 cm in length and weight is around 20 -30 Kg. This animal has structure similar to boxer dog and leopard. It has leopard like strips on his back and dog or wolf like head. It was found around 4 million years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Zanzibar Leopard’ was seen in Tanzania in 2002 after that they got completely extinct . However it is rumored that this kind of leopard been sighted in Tanzania.

10. Round Island Boa

Round Island Boa was a non venomous snake reptile. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in Round Island Mauritius. From the photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Round Island Boa might be 100 – 150 cm in length and weight is around 2 – 3 Kg. It was found around million years ago , no data related to exitence date and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Round Island Boa’ was seen in Round Island , Mauritius only in 1975 after that they got completely extinct.

11. Sabre Toothed Cat

Sabre Toothed Cat was a 4 leg animal with tail. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in America. From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Sabre Toothed Cat might be 300 – 400 cm in length and weight is around 150 -200 Kg. . It was found around 42 million years ago and due to ice age their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Sabre Toothed Cat’ was seen in America some 10000 years ago.

12. Quagga

Quagga was a 4 leg animal with tail. It was seen in South Africa . It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Quagga might be 125 – 135 cm tall , 8.5 ft in length and weight is around 100 – 130 Kg. This animal has structure similar to zebra and horse . It has zebra like strips on his back and horse like head. It was found around 3 lakh years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Quagga’ was seen in Tasmania in 1878 and they got completely extinct in 1883.

13. Po-ouli

Po-ouli was a bird. It was last seen in Hawaii . It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . From the photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Po-ouli might be 5- 6 inches in length and weight is around 20 – 30 gm. This animal has very structure similar . It was found around 3 million years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Po-ouli’ was seen in Hawaii in 2004 after that they got completely extinct .

14. Tecopa Pupfish

Tecopa Pupfish was a small desert fish. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in Tecopa area , California. From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Tecopa Pupfish might be 1 – 2 inches in length and weight is around 1 – 2 gm. This animal was very small and its fins are closer to back fins and it can survivie in water with temperature more than 40 degree celcius. It was found around 200 years ago and due to drying of water , climate change and other invasive fish develop its habitat in same area their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Tecopa Pupfish’ was seen in rivers of California in 1969 and they got completely extinct in 1979.

15. Mandeiran White Butterfly

Mandeiran White Butterfly was a butterfly with complete white feathers. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in laurisilva laurel forest. From the reports , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Mandeiran White Butterfly might be 55 – 65 mm in length . It was found around 400 – 500 years ago and due to extreme temperature and virus infection their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Mandeiran White Butterfly’ was seen in some forest in 1977 and they got completely extinct in 1980s.

16. Carribean Monk Seal

Carribean Monk Seal was an aquatic animal with large body. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in waters of Carribean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Carribean Monk Seal might be 6 – 8 ft in length and weight is around 170 – 270 Kg. This animal has structure similar to Shark and penguin . It has Shark like body and Penguin like head. It was found around 600 years ago and due to extreme fishing their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Carribean Monk Seal’ was seen in Hawaiin island in 1952 after that they got completely extinct .

17. Pyrenean Ibex

Pyrenean Ibex was a 4 leg animal with tail also called as wild Goat. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in Spain and Portugal. From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Pyrenean Ibex might be 4 – 6 ft in length , 30 inches of height and weight is around 50 – 70 Kg. This animal has structure similar to Goat and Deer. It has Deer like body and horns and Goat like head. It was found around 400 – 500 years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Pyrenean Ibex’ was seen in Spain in 2000 after that they got completely extinct .

18. Bubal Hartebeest

Bubal Hartebeest was a 4 leg animal with tail and ‘U’ shaped Horns. It was seen in Morocco and Algeria . It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Bubal Hartebeest might be 200 – 250 cm in length , 3 – 3.5 ft in height and weight is around 100 -200 Kg. This animal has structure similar to Goat and Horse. It has Horse like body and tail and Goat like horns and legs. It was found around 500 years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Bubal Hartebeest’ was seen in Africa in 1954 after that they got completely extinct.

19. Schomburgk’s Deer

Schomburgk’s Deer was a 4 leg animal with tail. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in Thailand. From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Schomburgk’s Deer might be 1 – 1.3 m in height and weight is around 100 – 150 Kg. This animal has structure similar to Barasingha. It was found around 200 – 300 years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Schomburgk’s Deer ‘ was seen in Tasmania in 1938 after that they got completely extinct .

20. Dutch Alcon Blue Butterfly

Dutch Alcon Blue Butterfly was a rare butterfly. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in Netherlands. From the photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Dutch Alcon Blue Butterfly might be 10 cm in length. It was found around 300 – 400 years ago and it is always been very rare due to climate change their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Dutch Alcon Blue Butterfly’ was seen in Netherlands in 1975 and they got completely extinct in 1979.

21. Pinta Island Tortoise

Pinta Island Tortoise was a 4 leg reptile animal. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in Galapagos island. From the photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Pinta Island Tortoise might be 6 ft in length , 5 ft in height and weight is around 200 Kg. This was a Giant Tortoise with solid hard coating. It was found around 100 years ago and due to extreme hunting and killed by whales their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Pinta Island Tortoise ‘ was seen in Research Station in 2006 and they got completely extinct in 2012.

22. Falkland Island Wolf

Falkland Island Wolf was a 4 leg animal with tail. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in Falkland island. From the fossils , black and white photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Falkland Island Wolf might be 90 – 100 cm in length and weight is around 20 – 25 Kg. This animal has structure similar to wolf and rat . It has wolf like body and dog or Rat like head. It was found around 15000 – 16000 years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Falkland Island Wolf’ was seen in some village close to this island in 1876 and they got completely extinct in next 2 years.

23. Carolina Parakeet

Carolina Parakeet was a multi – colored parrot. It was seen in United States of America . It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . From the photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that Carolina Parakeet might be 30 – 35 cm in length and weight is around 100 gm . This animal has yellow head , reddish orange face and pale green body. It was found around 5 million years ago and due to extreme hunting their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Carolina Parakeet’ was seen in Cincinnati in 1918 and they got completely extinct in 1939.

24. The Golden Toad

The Golden Toad was a golden colored frog. It was seen in Costa Rica. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . From the photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that The Golden Toad might be 5 – 7 cm in length and weight is around 10 – 20 gm. This animal is golden colored frog with black eyes. It was found around 100 years ago and due to extreme climate change their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘ The Golden Toad ‘ was seen in Costa Rica in 1989 and they got completely extinct in 1994.

25. The Spix Macaw

The Spix Macaw was a beautiful parrot bird. It was seen in Brazil . It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . From the photos and preserved specimen it is predicted that The Spix Macaw might be 50 – 60 cm in length and weight is around 300 gm. This beautiful parrot has grey blue head , black beak and blue or light blue body. It was found around 200 -300 years ago and due to extreme hunting and climate change their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘The Spix Macaw’ was seen in Brazil in 1990 and they got completely extinct in 2000.

26. Northern White Rhino

Northern White Rhino was a 4 leg animal with tail and horn on face. It is amongst top 26 on our list of extinct animals . It was seen in Kenya and Africa . From the photos it is predicted that Northern White Rhino might be 1.5 – 2 m in height and weight is around 2000 -2300 Kg. This white colored rhino was white in color with calm attitude. It was found around 400 – 500 years ago and due to extreme hunting for their horns their habitat and their quantity decreases. The last known ‘Northern White Rhino’ was seen in Kenya in 2018 after that they got completely extinct.

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