150 x 122 cm
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Irish elks were one of the largest deer ever to walk the Earth.
The most recent remains of the species have been carbon dated to about 7,700 years ago in Siberia. Red deer or fallow deer might have some similar genes.
David Aiu Servan-schreiber
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The Moho are a genus of extinct birds from Hawaii. Most of them died out because of habitat loss and hunting.
The Hawaiian Moho seen here died out in 1934, but some birds like waxwings and the palmchat might carry remnants of their DNA
The Steller's Sea Cow
The Steller's sea cow is related to the manatee and dugong, the two remaining species of sea cow.
They were once abundant in the North Pacific, but within 27 years were hunted to extinction. Dugongs might still be carrying some of its DNA, which could be how scientists bring them back.
The great Auk
The Great Auk went extinct in the mid-19th century. They lived in the North Atlantic from Northern Spain through Canada.
They died off because of a combination of climate changes during the Little Ice Age that brought predatory polar bears into their territories, and human hunting
Bison bonasus (European bison) were hunted to extinction in the wild in the early 20th century
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Diceros bicornis a Black rhinoceros had been declared extinct, by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2011
The Huia was a large species of New Zealand wattlebird.
It went extinct in the 20th century because of hunting to make specimens for museums and private collectors.
The female had a long, curved beak, while the male's was shorter. Very little is known about their actual biology, so bringing them back would be fascinating.
The Sardinian lynx is an extinct subspecies of the Eurasian lynx that once could be found on the Italian island of Sardinia. In 1908, Pasquale Mola described a lynx from Nuoro as Lynx sardiniae.
Butterfly species now extinct
Species of fish now extinct
Equus ferus, a species of wild horses now extinct.
The aurochs is an extinct species of large wild cattle that inhabited Europe, Asia, and North Africa.