Neanderthals are now-extinct. Which is probably a good thing! We doubt they'd be able to drive cars very well with their big feet!
But the question of how they became extinct is still a pivotal question for scientists!
And one researcher thinks he may have found one part of what caused that extinction - rabbits!
Here's what the researcher said:
Tags: choices, extinction, humans, linked, neanderthal, prey, rabbits
Beyonce has been blowing up even bigger than usual this year.
The more you're in the spotlight, the more you'll be scrutinized, and it looks like that's been happening to Beyonce.
Morrissey was already on a celeb feud streak with his back and forth vs. Jimmy Kimmel, as we previously mentioned.
Most recently, he attacked Beyonce during a concert of his in L.A., talking about her bags.
Tags: bag, beyonce, concert, extinction, fight, fued, handbag, morrissey, rhino, sad
Doesn't make sense?!?!?! Well let us (by us we mean scientists) explain!
Scientists once estimated that over 100 million species of plants and animals roam the earth. With a number that high, many believed that there was no way to discover and name all of them before some went extinct.
Not so fast!
Recently, researchers have found that this may not be the case. With the increase in taxonomists, it is possible to name all of the world's unknown species?!?!
But how does this help??? We'll tell you how!!!
Tags: classification, discovery, dr mark costello, extinction, research, science, species, taxonomy, wildlife
Even though they are the kings of the
savannah jungle, the lion is suffering from human development like every other species.
Between 1950 and 2010, sub-Saharan African's population grew from 229 million to 863 million.
That's nearly double ALL of North America!
Lions were estimated to be in six figures in population, but that number has now dwindled to
Tags: africa, conservation, endangered, extinction, lion, sad, wildlife
Sad….a proud species is slowly fading away…
The Scottish wildcat, one of the last remnants of native cats in Britain, is a scary few months away from extinction. Scientists expect there are fewer than 35 purebreds out in the wild.
Tags: britain, england, extinction, lynx, sad, science, scottish wildcat, wildcat, wildlife
Humboldt penguins are in desperate need of our help!
There are a myriad of factors that are stacked up against the penguin's survival and now rats can be one of the biggest factors.
Adults are in constant danger from
Tags: babies, chile, endangered, extinction, humboldt penguin, rats, threat, wildlife
Already a rare sight to see, the saola may become nothing more that a fairy tale soon.
The saola, or Asian unicorn, is a type of bovine, similar to antelope but also related to cattle, buffaloes, and yaks.
It is dubbed the Asian unicorn because
Tags: asian unicorn, endangered, extinction, laos, poaching, saola