Extinct and Endangered Species of Vertebrate Animals
Sometimes the vanishing of animals into extinction can be traced back to one single cause. In today’s rapidly changing world, extinct species are caused by a number of contributing factors like natural selection, predation by other species, endemic diseases and effects of human activity. The following data visualization reveals the decade-by-decade extinction of vertebrate animals, like amphibians, mammals, fish, reptiles and birds, in different continent from 1900 to 2000. See also 50 Interesting Animal Facts that will Blow Your Mind.