The existence of living things on earth cannot be separated from natural selection, a selection that determines whether the creature can maintain its kind to live or die in the face of extinction. Living things can defend their existence from extinction by reproducing, but there are also many factors that hinder the rate of reproduction.
Especially animals, not all animals with various types can defend themselves from extinction. In fact, over the last 50 years many animals have had to face extinction. What animals are they?
1. Japanese Sea Lion
The Japanese sea lion or Latin name Zalophus japonicus is a water mammal that has been declared extinct. This statement of the extinction of the sea lion typical of East Asia was put forward in the 1970s.
In fact, at the beginning of the 20th century, the Japanese sea lion population was very abundant and spread across Japan, Korea, and the southeastern Russian region. However, with the excessive exploration of the fishermen, this animal population is shrinking. Until the 1940’s this species was declared nearly extinct.
2. Duck Oustalet
Mariana Mallard or commonly known as oustalet duck is a duck endemic to the Mariana Islands in Pacific waters. Oustalet duck … Read More