Extinct Animals On Film

It is estimated that over 99% of all species that have lived on Earth have become extinct, and a number of notable ones have disappeared just over the past century. Thanks to the existence of cameras, however, we have a more accurate visual record of what some recently extinct animals looked like.

The short 1.5-minute video above contains rare footage of 6 animals that have gone extinct in relatively recent times. We see the heath hen (extinct in 1932), thylacine (1936), laysan crake (1944), golden toad (1989), baiji dolphin (2006), and western black rhino (2011).

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