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Przewalski's horse in the wild in Hustain Nuruu national park, Mongolia. ©flickr.com
Once extinct, world's last wild horse returns to steppes

The path out of oblivion for Przewalski's horse lies in getting on a plane to China, Mongolia and, most recently, the Russian steppes.

Once extinct, world's last wild horse returns to steppes
©Reuters/Charlie L. Harper III
'Extinct' bat found in Papua New Guinea

A big-eared bat which was thought to be extinct has been found in a forest in Papua New Guinea, highlighting the unique biodiversity of the developing nation, researchers said.

'Extinct' bat found in Papua New Guinea
©Reuters/Henry Romero
Mass extinction happened fast: study

Something wiped out nearly all life on Earth more than 250 million years ago, and whatever unleashed this mass die-off acted much faster than previously thought.

Mass extinction happened fast: study
©Reuters/Mariana Bazo
Brazil scientists warn on dwindling jaguar population

The jaguar could soon become extinct in Brazil's tropical Atlantic forest, threatening the shrinking primitive forest itself.

Brazil scientists warn on dwindling jaguar population
Photo courtesy of zoopicture.ru
Extinct steppe cheetah was found in Aral

An extinct steppe cheetah has been seen in a desert near the Aral Sea.

Extinct steppe cheetah was found in Aral

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