Farewell Friends: 10 Animals That Went Extinct in the Last Decade

Not to be a total bummer, but we have sad news to report from our friends in the animal kingdom. Over the past 10 years, many animals have gone the way of the dodo, leaping off this mortal coil to set sail for the sunset beyond the West. And like most tales of modern extinction, humankind has had a heavy hand in these events. From the vast tundras of Siberia to the ecologically diverse Galapagos Islands, all manner of species around the globe threw in the towel this decade. Today we say farewell to 10 such noble creatures whose time on this earth has come to an end.

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