Extinct Animals Rediscovered 2020. The species was believed extinct during the early 20th century, until 2000 when an indonesian scientist killed one while trapping some rats. If strict actions are not taken, scientists fear these species could be extinct by 2020.
A fernandina giant tortoise was spotted on the galapagos island of fernandina for the first time since 1906, and a wallace's giant bee was observed in indonesia for the first time since 1981, as cnn reported. Galante has rediscovered eight animals that were. The last sumatran rhino in malaysia passed away in november, 2019, making the extremely rare species locally extinct.
The iucn lists the chacoan peccary as endangered.
Santa barbara’s forrest galante travels the world in search of animals thought to be extinct. In the 1950s, it was again presumed extinct , so, naturally, it’s still seen today. The list was presented at the world conservation congress in jeju, south korea. We've listed below some of the most remarkable species rediscoveries made in recent years.