In the most recent episode of Shelf Life entitled Six Extinctions in Six Minutes , curators from the American Museum of Natural History tell the story behind 6 species from the Museum's extinct animal collection.
These records […] are vital to our knowledge of the world around us. The collections in the Museum here and other museums are really a record of life, […] They’re very important for not only telling us what went extinct, but what survived.
Read through the accompanying article for more info on the museum's collection of extinct animal specimens.
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