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Bizarro Mix: Fats, Cats & Elephants

 

FATS - Health risk - "Take responsibility"

 

'FATTEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD' NOW REGRETS IT

 

"Fat shaming works"

 

 

CATS - Predator Pets, the preferred choice of fat ladies?

 

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How Cats Used Humans to Conquer World...

 

Sometime around the invention of agriculture, the cats came crawling. It was mice and rats, probably, that attracted the wild felines. The rats came because of stores of grain, made possible by human agriculture. And so cats and humans began their millennia-long coexistence.

This relationship has been good for us of course—formerly because cats caught the disease-carrying pests stealing our food and presently because cleaning up their hairballs somehow gives purpose to our modern lives. But this relationship has been great for cats as species, too. From their native home in the Middle East, the first tamed cats followed humans out on ships and expeditions to take over the world—settling on six continents with even the occasional foray to Antarctica. Domestication has been a fantastically successful evolutionary strategy for cats.

A comprehensive new study of DNA from ancient cat skeletons and mummies spanning 9,000 years traces the spread of cats from the Middle East to the rest of the world. The whole study, from conception to publication, took about 10 years—not least because of the work it took to find ancient cat remains.

“Cat remains are scarce,” says Eva-Maria Geigl, a paleogeneticist at Institut Jacques Monod and an author on the study. We don’t eat cats for food, so their bones don’t end up in ancient trash piles the way pig or chicken bones do. Geigl and her colleagues, especially Wim Van Neer, wrote to museums and collections asking to sample cat remains found in archeological digs. The team ultimately got bone, teeth, or hair from 352 ancient cats—including Egyptian cat mummies at the British Museum.

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FURY from Fat SJW's

 

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Feminists Attack New Wonder Woman for 'Fat-Shaming' | Louder With Crowder

 

Less exercise, more bad food,.. and "too much tolerance" of fatties

 

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Unmarriable ugly women hate marriage, when they realize they will not get married

 

Is this where most of the female opposition to marriage comes from?

 

Ugly Feminist Bitches About Marriage! Smackdown Ensues… | Louder With Crowder

 

( they can however get pregnant, have children, and gain support from the state for "their families")

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THE ELEPHANT PLAN

Pair of elephants team up to save calf that fell into pool inside their zoo enclosure

The incredible footage shows the gentle giants working together at a zoo in Seoul, South Korea

 

INCREDIBLE footage shows a pair of elephants working together to rescue a young calf from drowning.

Filmed in the Grand Park Zoo in Seoul, South Korea, the astonishing video shows the baby beast falling into a pool in the wildlife enclosure while standing beside one of the adult elephants.

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The baby elephant is pictured falling into the large pool at the wildlife enclosure in South Korea

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Another gentle giant rushes over to help the drowning infant

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The two adults are unable to fish the baby out with their trunks

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The quick-thinking duo then move round to the shallow end together and enter the water

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The pair rescue the baby and guide it back to dry land

As the infant desperately splashes around in the deep water, the second adult rushes over from the other side of the pond to help the troubled animal.

But when the two gentle giants realise they cannot fish the tot out of the deep end using their trunks, they appear to hatch a plan.

In a heart-warming moment, the quick-thinking pair run to the shallow end of the pool and jump into the water.

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> https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/3839138/elephants-team-up-save-calf-drowning-zoo-seoul/

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Are Pets the New Probiotic?

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Epidemiological studies show that children who grow up in households with dogs have a lower risk for developing autoimmune illnesses like asthma and allergies.

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Scientists are paying increasing attention to the “indoor microbiome,” the billions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that we share our homes and offices with. But not all those micro-organisms are bad for us, experts note. And exposure to a rich array of indoor germs may actually be salutary, helping stave off a variety of illnesses.

So there is growing concern that, in our anxiety to banish bacteria from our indoor world, we have become too clean for our own good. We run the risk of scrubbing, disinfecting, vacuuming and filtering out the fortifying mix of microscopic creatures that our immune system needs to develop properly.

Enter the dog.

Dogs roll in the mud. They sniff feces and other questionable substances. Then they track countless germs into our homes on their paws, snouts and fur.

And if the latest research on pets and human health is correct, that cloud of dog-borne microbes may be working to keep us healthy. Epidemiological studies show that children who grow up in households with dogs have a lower risk for developing autoimmune illnesses like asthma and allergies — and it may be a result of the diversity of microbes that these animals bring inside our homes.

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> https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/06/well/family/are-pets-the-new-probiotic.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FCats

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The ultimate Phants?

 

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Woolly mammoth found frozen in Siberia after 39000 ... - Daily Mail
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The mammoth, which was found frozen in Siberia in May, was the first ever well-preserved sample of blood ...

 

Coast To Coast AM - July 3, 2017 Reviving the Woolly Mammoth & Ancient Explorers in America

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_zMQVq1e5o

 

Published on Jul 4, 2017

Coast To Coast AM - July 3, 2017 Reviving the Woolly Mammoth & Ancient Explorers in America

In the first half, author Ben Mezrich discussed his latest work about the advances in technology that could possibly revive the woolly mammoth from extinction using ancient DNA. The mammoth, which was similar to an elephant, but somewhat larger, went extinct around 3,000 years ago.

Rick Osmon was an civilian electronics technician with the US Navy where he worked with the highest levels of technology including night vision and lasers. In the third hour, he discussed archaeological evidence for seafaring visitations by ancient Romans and others in North America, which occurred far before the time of Columbus. Civilizations such as the Greeks, Romans, Chinese, and even the Egyptians came to the Americas to seek out commodities such as copper, he stated. He cited how various Ohio Valley fortresses bear a strong similarity to ancient structures in the British Isles.

The last hour featured Open Lines.

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Peter Thiel Is Funding the Effort to Bring Woolly Mammoths Back to ...
MIT Technology Review-30 Jun 2017

... Trump's campaign for president, iconoclast investor Peter Thiel found time to invest $100,000 in an effort to resurrect the woolly mammoth.


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Elephants Rarely Get Cancer, The Woolly Mammoth and a Cure for ...
eMaxHealth-3 Jul 2017

Today, scientists are doing exactly that to bring back the wooly mammoth, not for theme park profits, but to save the planet and perhaps find a ...



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What is a fair Penalty for Lying and ruining lives?

 

Should it be any less than actual Rape? How about more severe?

 

Woman found guilty of false rape and sex assault claims against 15 men

 

A woman who accused 15 men of raping or sexually assaulting her has been found guilty of making false rape claims.

Lies by Jemma Beale, 25, have put one man behind bars and caused another to flee overseas.

Beale, of Bedfont, Hounslow, was yesterday (Thursday) found guilty of four counts of perjury and four counts of perverting the course of justice following a trial at Southwark Crown Court.

She claimed to have been seriously sexually assaulted by six men and raped by nine during four different encounters over a three year period.

In 2010, a rape allegation made by Beale led to the jailing of one of the men – Mahad Cassim – for seven years.

She had told police that Cassim raped her after offering her a lift home – but he had argued that she instigated things, ordering him to remove his underwear.

Beale said in court that she was a lesbian with no interest in the opposite sex, adding: “I’m not going to go to a man I don’t know and ask him for sex. I ain’t bisexual at all.”

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> https://uk.news.yahoo.com/woman-found-guilty-false-rape-sex-assault-claims-15-men-123415751.html

 

Whatever the penalty is for serial rape, I reckon she deserves it

 

What do others think?

 

I don't think she is bisexual.... merely an angry predator

How could any living being have an interest in sexual contact with such a monster?

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World's obesity crisis: One THIRD of the global population are now deemed overweight or obese, major study reveals

  • Obesity is a 'rising pandemic' and a 'global public health crisis', researchers said
  • Experts believe it is behind booming global rates of diabetes and heart disease
  • The startling paper was based on a compilation of figures from 195 countries
  • It found that 2.2billion people - 30 per cent of the world - are now overweigh

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4596386/One-global-population-overweight.html#ixzz4mAJOPmsE

I put this down to ignorance of the dangers of sugar, certain carbohydrates like potatoes and GMO wheat based products like bread and cereals. Oats are ok at the moment

 

When I first went to the Philippines about 9 years most were slim. When I went 2 years ago the increase in obesity was very noticeable and probably down to GMO rice and sweetcorn and the like.

 

In the UK I play a game with my son whilst driving to count the number of fat people, it's frightening

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It found that 2.2billion people - 30 per cent of the world - are now overweight

 

Partly it is the food.

The food we eat now is:

 

+ Low in nutrients, which people need, so they eat more

+ Includes additives, that leave people wanting to eat more

 

We need to learn to be very careful, and selective with what we eat - TPTB are trying to kill us

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Yes the ruling class and Governments engage in covert and sinister population control.

 

People need to understand that Governments do not represent the interests of the people but rather that of their paymasters the Cabal and large overly powerful corporations.

 

People must take responsibility for their own health and safety by educating themselves especially where food and lifestyle is concerned, but the ruling class exploit the ignorance, complacency and stupidity of the mass population.

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NO ELEPHANTS ... or Fat cats are getting through this door

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You can't get in this two-bedroom new-build because there's a bus shelter in the way

“Excellent transport links with a bus-stop right on your doorstep.”

 

This may sound like a big bonus for any potential house-buyers, but perhaps not when the bus shelter completely blocks the garden path to your home.

Images of this mid-terraced house have gone viral after they revealed that its conveniently located bus-stop, in fact, renders the property inaccessible.

The bus-stop, on Station Road in Langley Mill, Derbyshire is still in use for the main H1 Trentbarton bus route from Derby to Nottingham.

Derbyshire County Council, which is responsible for the bus-stop, said the shelter had been there a long time, but the new house was built next to it regardless.

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> https://uk.news.yahoo.com/cant-get-two-bedroom-new-build-theres-bus-shelter-way-134526368.html

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Yes, but Derbyshire County Council would have been responsible for approving the housing development and plans. Local authorities are always keen to grant building permission because they receive almost free money of around £1500 - £2000 a year per household.

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World's oldest hippo dies at 65...

 

Manila (AFP) - Bertha, believed to be the world's oldest hippopotamus, has died aged 65, the Manila zoo said Monday, having beaten the typical lifespan for the mostly herbivorous mammals by decades.

The 2.5-tonne female was found dead Friday in her enclosure, with a post mortem examination concluding that Bertha, the zoo's oldest resident, had died from multiple organ failure, zoo director James Dichaves said.

"Bertha was among the pioneer animals here. Her mate died sometime in the 1980s and the couple failed to produce any offspring," he told AFP.

A seven-year-old Bertha arrived at the zoo in the Philippines' capital the year it opened in 1959. The zoo has lost the records of where she came from, Dichaves said.

Fed a diet of grass, fruit, and bread in a 1,000 square-metre (quarter-acre) pen, Bertha lived far beyond the 40 to 50 year lifespans which are typical for the species in the wild and in captivity respectively, Dichaves said.

Zoo officials believed Bertha was the oldest living hippo in captivity at the time of her death.

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Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals criticised Manila Zoo's "cruelty" for having "imprisoned" the hippo and other wild animals.

"Bertha's life at the Manila Zoo was one full of boredom, misery and deprivation. It's a tragedy that she only realised freedom through death," PETA's Jason Baker said in a statement.

"This cruelty will end only when animals are no longer held as living 'exhibits'", Baker added.

Bertha's death leaves Mali, a 43-year-old Asian elephant, as the oldest remaining animal among the some 500 residents at the Manila Zoo, Dichaves said.

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Don't feed the rabid squirrels... but Eat the Rabbits?

 

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Gnawing squirrel terrorizes Brooklyn park...

Fugitive survived for months -- hiding in a zoo!

 

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Call the squirrel Rocky — and stay away.

The city Health Department is putting out the warning on an “unusually aggressive squirrel” in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park that’s attacked and bitten five people.

Though squirrels rarely have rabies, city health officials are assuming this one does.

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Australia’s most wanted fugitive survived for months hiding in a ZOO stealing bananas from elephants, decapitating tortoises and raiding rubbish bins

Malcolm Naden, a murderer and former abattoir worker, famously managed to evade Australian police for seven years

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Better conversationalists than cats?

 

Humans, dogs to have CONVERSATIONS within decade?

FOR those who ever wondered what would happen if dogs could talk, they may soon find out as ‘pet translators’ could be available in an little as a decade.

The report builds on a study from the Northern Arizona University, which used artificial intelligence to decipher the calls of prairie dogs and found that they have “a sophisticated communication system that has all the aspects of language”.

Author Con Slobodchikoff told the Guardian: “They have words for different species of predator and can describe the colour of clothes of a human, or the coat of coyotes or dogs.”

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He agreed that pet translators are not far off.

Mr Slobodchikoff added: “So many people would dearly love to talk to their dog or cat – or at least find out what they are trying to communicate.

“A lot of people talk to their dogs and share their innermost secrets.

 

“With cats, I’m not sure what they’d have to say. A lot of times it might just be ‘you idiot, just feed me and leave me alone.’”

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This is the deadliest time of your life to put on weight

Published: July 30, 2017

There are serious health hazards to being overweight

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The more overweight you are, the more likely you are to die prematurely.

Weight gain in early and middle adulthood will increase health risks later in life, according to a study released Tuesday by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. People who gained a moderate amount of weight (5 to 22 pounds) before the age of 55 increased their risk of premature death, chronic diseases and decreased the likelihood of achieving healthy aging, the study found. And the higher the weight gain, the greater risk of chronic diseases.

 

“Our study is the first of its kind to systematically examine the association of weight gain from early to middle adulthood with major health risks later in life,” senior author Frank Hu, professor of nutrition and epidemiology and chair of the Department of Nutrition, said in a statement. The study analyzed data from nearly 93,000 participants.

Women gained an average of 22 pounds over this time, while men gained 19 pounds. “The findings indicate that even a modest amount of weight gain may have important health consequences.” Worse, early and middle adulthood is the time of life most people actually gain weight, as their metabolism slows, recurring knee and back injuries become more common, studies show; many people are also less active in their 30s and 40s when they work longer hours and have more responsibilities than, say, their carefree early 20s.

 

Being overweight or obese is associated with a higher risk of dying prematurely than being a healthier weight — and the risk increases with additional pounds, according to a separate international study released last year also by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the University of Cambridge in the U.K. Researchers joined forces in 2013 to establish the Global BMI (Body Mass Index) Mortality Collaboration, which included more than 500 investigators from over 300 global institutions.

 

Looking at specific causes of death, the study found that, for each five-unit increase in BMI (from, say, 30 to 35) — body mass index is measured by a formula that divides your body weight your height — the corresponding increases in risk were 49% for cardiovascular mortality, 38% for respiratory disease mortality and 19% for cancer mortality. That means these people are 49%, 38% and 19% more likely to die earlier than a person who has a healthy body weight.

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> more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-is-the-most-treacherous-time-of-your-life-to-put-on-weight-2017-07-18?link=TD_marketwatch_home_page.83461b39d1bfc251&utm_source=marketwatch_home_page.83461b39d1bfc251&utm_campaign=circular&utm_medium=MARKETWATCH

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CATS, Dogs, & Millennial Homebuyers - what's the connection?

 

Do snowflakes also need big fridges?

 

 

Do pets have the potential to unleash millennials on housing market?

MarketWatch

 

When Erin Dreiling and her then-fiancé went house-hunting in Atlanta eight years ago, their Ciarn Terrier, Cozmo, helped them make the choice between townhouses with less outdoor space and a more traditional single family home.

Dreiling, who was 27 at the time, said she and her now-husband were keenly aware they were buying a home for Cozmo too. “We decided we needed a house with a big ol’ yard,” said Dreiling, who works in marketing. “One of our requirements was a big window to look out the window and walk some doggie TV. As a terrier, he’s really interested in watching small furry creatures.”

 

Is Rover (or Cozmo) the answer to the millennial homebuying crisis that policymakers, the media and perhaps most importantly — their parents — have been worrying about for years? Maybe, if you put a lot of stock in this recent study. Roughly one-third of recent homebuyers ages 18 to 36, said a desire to have more room for their pets influenced their decision to buy their first home, according to a poll of 412 young people published by SunTrust Mortgage this week. Some 66% wanted more living space; another, more traditional reason for buying a home, building equity, came in just ahead of the dog rationale.

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Dreiling’s youngest baby and Cozmo.

The poll’s sample size is relatively small, so it’s hard to read too deeply into the results, but Dorinda Smith, the chief executive of SunTrust Mortgage, said her team repeatedly heard from focus groups that pets were a big priority among young people searching for a home. She added that her own millennial daughter, who recently purchased a house, made sure to find one with a yard because she planned on getting a dog.

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FAT Buildings too?

 

(I started watching this, and could not switch it off - somehow it collected over 1 million Hits)

 

Why do medieval buildings overhang their lower floors?

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Dog almost euthanised for being 'too energetic' is saving lives after Hurricane Harvey

 

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A dog which was almost put down for being "too energetic" is now putting his life on the line for humans in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Rocket has been trained to save lives by the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation and is now assisting search and rescue teams with their recovery efforts.

His high energy - which almost cost him his life - has become his greatest asset.

The black and white border collie mix was rescued from an animal shelter where he was due to be put down because it was felt no one would want to adopt him.

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> http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/01/dog-almost-euthanised-energetic-saving-lives-hurricane-harvey/

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ANIMALS react to Hillary's New Audio book

 

Clinton calls Trump a 'creep' in upcoming book

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The rare frilled shark is considered a “living fossil,” because evidence of its existence dates back to at least 80 million years ago. This summer, researchers found one alive and thriving off the coast of Portugal, adding yet more clues about the resilience of this ancient sea creature.

The shark was discovered off the Algarve coast by researchers who were working on a European Union project in the area, the BBC reported. The aim of the project was to "minimize unwanted catches in commercial fishing," the researchers told SIC Noticisas TV, as the BBC noted. but the team unknowingly unearthed one of the rarest and most ancient animals on the planet.

Scientists believe the frilled shark has remained the same, both inside and out, since the Cretaceous Period, when the Tyrannosaurus Rex and Triceratops still roamed the planet. The creature, known by scientists as Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is incredibly simple and unevolved, most likely due to the lack of nutrients found in its deep-sea dwellings. A Japanese study of the shark found in Suruga Bay, Japan, revealed that its diet is 61 percent cephalopods—the class to which squids and octopus belong.

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> http://www.newsweek.com/dinosaur-era-frilled-shark-insane-teeth-found-portugal-708764

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Most Amazing Extinct Animals

Jun 6, 2017

You won't believe these actually existed...

 

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Quagga

The quagga were a subspecies of zebra that live in South Africa until the late 1800’s. Their lack of striping on their back half clearly distinguishes them from their fellow zebras and give them the appearance of a zebra mashed up with a horse.

Quagga were about eight and half feet long and just over four feet tall. They were hunted by Dutch settlers and by 1878 were extinct in the wild. The few that were taken to zoos were unsuccessfully bred there with the last captive quagga died in Amsterdam in 1883.

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Thylacine a.k.a. Tasmanian Tiger

Hailing from Australia, Tasmania and New Guinea, the thylacine was the largest known meat-eating marsupial of modern times. Though they looked like striped dogs, they were more closely related to kangaroos due to the carrying of their young in pouches.

Shy to humans, Tasmanian tigers were apex predators who hunted at night. Their extinction was largely due to excessive hunting by Australia’s British settlers who put bounties on them.

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Golden toad

These tiny toads are an example of a species that scientists believe was wiped out by recent effects of climate change and global warming. Discovered in 1966 in a small forest region north of Monteverde, Costa Rica, these amphibians were no bigger than two inches in size.

They were last seen in 1989, and have since been classified as extinct.

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Caspian tiger

Said to be between the size of a Siberian and Bengal tiger, the Caspian tiger roamed from West Asia to Central Asia and into China. It was believed to have hunted mostly wild pigs and deer, but also horses. Ancient Romans would use them in various gladiatorial challenges.

Caspian tigers still roamed the wilds in the 20th century, but their numbers dropped significantly due to hunting. Conservation efforts by the then-Soviet Union were put in place, but were ultimately unsuccessful.

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> http://www.lockerroomvip.com/g/most-amazing-extinct-animals/?ipp=1&utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=associatedpress-apnews&utm_content=ExtinctROWDesktopLRVIP&utm_campaign=638949associatedpress-apnews&utm_term=9+Mind-boggling+Animals+That+Really+Existed

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