American Museum of Natural History's Shelf Life Highlights Six Extinctions in Six Minutes

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.

via AMNH

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