List of recently extinct mammals

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A large number of prehistoric mammals are extinct, such as Megafauna. See List of prehistoric mammals.

This is an incomplete list of historically known extinct mammals, their dates of extinction, and former range. Mammals included are organisms which have gone extinct since 1500 CE, which is considered the cutoff for recent extinctions by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Many of these animals have become extinct as a result of human hunting, for food or sport, or through the destruction of habitat.

Marsupials[edit]

Sirenians[edit]

Rodents[edit]

Ungulates[edit]

Lagomorphs[edit]

Soricimorphs[edit]

Bats[edit]

Small Mauritian flying fox

Cetaceans[edit]

Chinese River Dolphin

Artiodactyls[edit]

Aurochs

Carnivores[edit]

Javan Tiger, pictured 1938

Primates[edit]

Perissodactyls[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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