List of recently extinct mammals

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Pig-footed bandicoot

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, the International Union for Conservation of Nature cutoff point for recent extinctions. Many of these animals have become extinct as a result of excessive human hunting, for food or sport, or through the destruction of habitat.

Marsupials[edit]

Sirenians[edit]

Rodents[edit]

Ungulates[edit]

Lagomorphs[edit]

Sardinian pika

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]

Possibly extinct[edit]

As of December 2015, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 30 mammalian species as "critically endangered (possibly extinct)".[34] 0.55% of all evaluated mammalian species are listed as possibly extinct.


See also[edit]

References[edit]

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