Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Dead But Not Forgotten: 12 Incredible Creatures That Went Extinct
By Marc in Environment & Nature, History & Factoids
Modern design is aerodynamic, functional, and aesthetically pleasing. Old designs seem blocky and industrial, bulky and ill suited for their function, so they’re discarded. Just as taste and aesthetics consistently change, so do the requirements of survival. Animals have gone from being small and reptilian to large and furry, to gigantic and reptilian, on and on, and back in forth, in a cycle that left many creatures in the dust. Here are 12 of the most intriguing animal lines to hit a dead end.
Posted by crutplak at 1:54 AM