A team of scientists working with the Tauros Programme are trying to bring the extinct Aurochs back to Europe. The Aurochs was an ancient bovine breed that stood about 7 feet tall at the shoulder, 2 feet taller than their modern descendants, and were last seen in Europe in the 17th Century.
27 September 1937 – last recorded specimen shot
The Bali tiger (Panthera tigris balica), is an extinct tiger subspecies that was native to the Indonesian island of Bali. Continue reading “1937 – Balinese Tiger declared extinct”