Which one of the following is an example of recent extinction? (a)Coastal moa

Category: QuestionsWhich one of the following is an example of recent extinction? (a)Coastal moa
Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 weeks ago

Which one of the following is an example of recent extinction?
 
(a) Coastal moa
 
(b) Balearic cave goat
 
(c) Thylacine
 
(d) Dinosaurs
 
I had been asked this question during an online exam.
 
My doubt stems from Loss of Biodiversity topic in chapter Biodiversity and Conservation of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 weeks ago

The correct choice is (c) Thylacine
 
The explanation: Thylacine a native animal of Australia Africa became extinct around 1933. It was the largest known carnivorous marsupial. It became extinct due to mass killings by humans and direct competition with one another animal called the dingo.