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no longer in use, force, or operation

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no longer in existence

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(of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive

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being out or having grown cold

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The researchers calculated that, since 1500--the beginning of the major period when Europeans began exploring and colonizing large areas of the globe--birds have been going extinct at a rate of about one species
A species extinct in the wild" usually refers to one that lives not in the wild but under artificial breeding or cultivation.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature said recent reassessments of the western black had led them to declare the species extinct.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature said recent reassessments had led it to declare the species extinct.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature said a recent reassessment of the Western Black Rhino had led it to declare the species extinct, adding that the Northern White Rhino of central Africa is now "possibly extinct" in the wild and the Javan Rhino is "probably extinct" in Vietnam, after poachers killed the last animal there in 2010.
The evening will reveal who was snacking on the extinct Great Auk, based on evidence found at Cleadon, near South Shields.
One of the advantages of studying extinct creatures like prehistoric horses is we can look at how animals responded to their environments over millions of years -- something that biologists who study living species cannot do," Mihlbachler said, adding that the biggest surprise of the study was that while some of the extinct populations they examined had extremely abrasive diets, much of the time, it seemed horses had it surprisingly easy.
It has been remarkable to bring a complex protein from an extinct species, such as the mammoth, back to life,'' said Alan Cooper, a professor at the University of Adelaide.
Summary: KIRIKKALE (Cihan) --Red Falcon, a bird species, live in Kizilirmak River Delta in the central Turkish city of Kirikkale nearly extinct by huntings.
The coastal wildlife of the Galapagos Islands, an environmental treasure trove, is under threat with marine plants and animals going extinct or severely endangered, a new report has said.
The first time I heard of a so-called "extinct" species being "discovered" alive and well was on a radio programme in the late 1930s, when a fisherman on a ship off the south-east coast of Africa caught what was identified as a coelacanth, a fish believed to have been extinct for millions of years.
Scientists used prehistoric feathers to help map the colour of giant extinct birds and say they can reconstruct the appearance of other extinct species - they retrieved ancient DNA of four species of New Zealand's extinct Moa from feathers found in caves and rock shelters and believed to be at least 2,500 years old.
Organized chronologically into seven sections beginning with 'Fewer Than 100 Years Ago' to 'More Than 50,000 Years Ago', each of these individual chapters list now extinct species that ranging from the better known Passenger Pigeon, Great Auk, and Dodo, to the more obscure Horned Turtle, Australian Thunderbird, and Megatooth Shark.
The same technology could theoretically be applied to any other extinct species, including Neanderthals, from which one can obtain hair, horn, fur, or feathers, and which became extinct within the Last 60,000 years, which is the age Limit for DNA.