10 animals presumed extinct in the last decade
Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 12:20 PM
The first decade of the 21st century has been ripe with discoveries and innovations in the animal kingdom. New species have been found, groundbreaking animal research has been published, and some species have been brought back from the brink of extinction. But the past 10 years also saw some animals wiped from existence.
Here's a look at the species that were declared extinct this decade — and a few that scientists say may also have gone the way of the dodo during the 21st century.