100 Extinct Animals Name List A-Z

What are extinct animals? Extinct animals are species that no longer exist anywhere on Earth, such as the dodo bird and the Tasmanian tiger.

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Extinct Animals Name

Below are the top 20 extinct animals name.

  1. Pinta Island Tortoise
  2. Sicilian Wolf
  3. Helena Darter
  4. Caspian tiger
  5. Guam Flying Fox
  6. Tasmanian Tiger
  7. Carolina Parakeet
  8. Crescent Nail Tail Wallaby
  9. Passenger Pigeon
  10. Caribbean Monk Seal
  11. Paradise Parrot
  12. The Golden Toad
  13. Desert Rat Kangaroo
  14. Western African Black Rhinoceros
  15. Baiji White Dolphin
  16. Heath Hen
  17. Japanese Sea Lion
  18. Dodo
  19. Bubal Hartebeest
  20. Round Island Burrowing Boa

Extinct Animals Name

100 Extinct Animals List A-Z

Below are 100 extinct animals name list a-z.

  1. Adzebill
  2. Alaotra Grebe
  3. Arabian Ostrich
  4. Ascension Crake
  5. Ascension Island Rail
  6. Australian Night Parrot
  7. Baiji Dolphin
  8. Bali Tiger
  9. Banggai Crow
  10. Bermuda Saw-whet Owl
  11. Big-eared Horseshoe Bat
  12. Blackfin Cisco
  13. Bluebuck
  14. Bonin Grosbeak
  15. Brazilian Oncilla
  16. Bubal Hartebeest
  17. Bulawayo Toad
  18. California Grizzly Bear
  19. Cape Lion
  20. Caribbean Monk Seal
  21. Carolina Parakeet
  22. Caroline Island Sandpiper
  23. Catarina Pupfish
  24. Chatham Island Fernbird
  25. Colombian Small-eared Shrew
  26. Crescent Nail-tail Wallaby
  27. Crescent-tail Big-eared Bat
  28. Cuban Macaw
  29. Curvier’s Dwarf Gecko
  30. Darwin’s Fox
  31. DeFilippi’s Petrel
  32. Dodo
  33. Eastern Cougar
  34. Eastern Hare Wallaby
  35. Eskimo Curlew
  36. Falkland Islands Flightless Steamer Duck
  37. Falkland Islands Wolf
  38. Fuegian Steamer Duck
  39. Giant Ground Sloth
  40. Giant Panda (subspecies)
  41. Great Auk
  42. Guadalupe Caracara
  43. Guam Flycatcher
  44. Guam Flying Fox
  45. Guam Rail
  46. Hawaiian Crow
  47. Hawfinch
  48. Honshu Wolf
  49. Horton Plains Slender Loris
  50. Huia
  51. Irish Elk
  52. Ivory-billed Woodpecker
  53. Jamaican Iguana
  54. Japanese Sea Lion
  55. Javan Tiger
  56. Laotian Rock Rat
  57. Laysan Rail
  58. Lesser Stick-nest Rat
  59. Liverpool Pigeon
  60. Mariana Mallard
  61. Mauritius Owl
  62. Megalodon
  63. Meiolania
  64. Mexican Grizzly Bear
  65. Moa
  66. Negros Fruit Dove
  67. New Zealand Greater Short-tailed Bat
  68. New Zealand Quail
  69. Oahu Nukupuu
  70. Passenger Pigeon
  71. Pinta Island Tortoise
  72. Pyrenean Ibex
  73. Quagga
  74. Quincentennial Bear
  75. Red Gazelle
  76. Reunion Swamphen
  77. Rocky Mountain Locust
  78. Saber-toothed Tiger
  79. Saint Helena Olive
  80. Schomburgk’s Deer
  81. Socorro Dove
  82. South China Tiger
  83. Steller’s Sea Cow
  84. Syrian Wild Ass
  85. Tanna Ground-dove
  86. Tasmanian Tiger
  87. Tecopa Pupfish
  88. Thylacine
  89. Tonga Ground Skink
  90. Toolache Wallaby
  91. Upland Moa
  92. Western Black Rhinoceros
  93. White-eyed River Martin
  94. White-footed Rabbit-rat
  95. White-winged Sandpiper
  96. Woolly Mammoth
  97. Woolly Rhinoceros
  98. Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey
  99. Yunnan Lake Newt
  100. Zanzibar Leopard

List of Extinct Animals by Year

Below is the list of extinct animals by year.

  1. 2021: Hawaiian Crow (Corvus hawaiiensis) – Functionally extinct in the wild, only a small number of individuals remain in captivity.
  2. 2020: Chinese paddlefish (Psephurus gladius)
  3. 2019: Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis)
  4. 2018: Spix’s Macaw (Cyanopsitta spixii) – Extinct in the wild, some individuals survive in captivity.
  5. 2017: Christmas Island pipistrelle (Pipistrellus murrayi)
  6. 2016: Rabbs’ fringe-limbed treefrog (Ecnomiohyla rabborum)
  7. 2015: Eastern cougar (Puma concolor couguar)
  8. 2014: Japanese river otter (Lutra lutra whiteleyi)
  9. 2013: Formosan clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa brachyura)
  10. 2012: Pinta Island tortoise (Chelonoidis abingdonii) – Famous individual named “Lonesome George” was the last of his kind.
  11. 2011: Western black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis longipes)

10 Cute Extinct Animals and Pictures

Dodo Bird Dodo Bird
Tasmanian Tiger Tasmanian Tiger
Pyrenean Ibex Pyrenean Ibex
Quagga Quagga
Stellar’s Sea Cow Stellar's Sea Cow
Baiji Dolphin Baiji Dolphin
Great Auk Great Auk
Japanese River Otter Japanese River Otter
Caribbean Monk Seal Caribbean Monk Seal
Pinta Island Tortoise Pinta Island Tortoise

Animals that are Going Extinct

Below are the name of animals that are endangered (going extinct).

  1. African Elephant
  2. Amur Tiger
  3. Black Rhinoceros
  4. Bornean Orangutan
  5. Hawksbill Turtle
  6. Javan Rhino
  7. Mountain Gorilla
  8. Pangolin
  9. Sumatran Tiger
  10. Western Lowland Gorilla


How Many Animals Are Extinct?

There is no exact number, but it is estimated that thousands of animal species have gone extinct throughout history.

What Are The Top 10 Almost Extinct Animals?

The top 10 almost extinct animals included the Sumatran orangutan, Amur leopard, Javan rhinoceros, Cross River gorilla, Hawksbill turtle, South China tiger, Vaquita porpoise, Mountain gorilla, Sumatran tiger, and the Northern white rhinoceros.

What Was The First Animal Extinction?

Determining the exact first animal extinction is challenging due to limited fossil records and gaps in scientific knowledge. However, one of the earliest widely recognized animal extinctions is the disappearance of the trilobites, a group of marine arthropods that went extinct around 252 million years ago during the Permian-Triassic extinction event.