Here is a list of a few animals that have gone recently extinct. By recently I obviously do not mean this year. I mean 10-60 years ago.
1. Golden Toad
This species lived in Costa Rica in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological reserve. The golden Toad was claimed to be officially extinct in August 2007
2. Carribean Monk Seal
The only seal native to the carribean and the gulf of mexico, the last account of the seal was in 1952 at a bank between Honduras and Jamaica. On June 6th, 2008, it was officially recognized as extinct.
3. Pyrenean Ibex
Native to the mountains of Andorra, France, and Spain the Ibex was the first species to be created again by cloning, but unfortunately it failed. The last naturally born Ibex passed away January 6th, 2000.
4. Javan Tiger
The Java tiger was from the Indonesian island of Java. Although three animals were said to be identified in 1979 and there was evidence of it surviving in the 1980s, the last of the species was seen in 1972
5. Baiji River Dolphin
Found in the Yangtze River of China, the Dolphin was recorded as extinct in 2006, after an expedition to look for it, no Baiji Dolphin was ever found during the expedition.
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Thank you for raising awareness of what we're doing to life on this planet. Even before mankind subdued every part of the Earth, there was a natural "background rate" of extinction. But now the rate of extinction is something on the order of 1,000 times the background rate, and it's due to human activity.