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Fri Aug 18, 2017, 07:51 PM

Gone Forever? 8 Animals We Said Goodbye to in 2016 [View all]


BY THE RAINFOREST SITE (Turning off your adblocker just for this site helps raise funds for THE RAINFOREST SITE)

Every year more and more species teeter on the edge of extinction, and every year several tip over into the void. The year of 2016 wasnít an exception. Here are a few of the species that disappeared forever at the end of the year.


8. BRAMBLE CAY MELOMYS


Government of Queensland


The Bramble Cay melomys is a small mouse-like mammal that lives exclusively on Bramble Cay, a small island in the Great Barrier Reef. Itís characterized by a long tail featuring bulbous protrusions, the purpose of which is unknown. Climate change and rising sea levels caused habitat loss and the eventual extinction of this animal.

FULL list: http://blog.therainforestsite.com/cs-extinct-animals/?

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