Were these animals on the ark too?

by admin on April 14, 2012

Question by Humbert Humbert: Were these animals on the ark too?
Yangtze River Dolphin, Lipotes vexillifer, 13 December 2006 (functionally extinct)

Western Black Rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis longipes, 8 June 2006

Po’o-uli Melamprosops phaeosoma, 28 November 2004

Miss Waldron’s Red Colobus Monkey, Procolobus badius waldronae, 2000-2001

Pyrenean Ibex, Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica, 6 January 2000

Atitlan Grebe, Podilymbus gigas, 1989

Golden Toad, Bufo periglenes, 1989

Arcuate Pearly Mussel, Epioblasma flexuosa, 1988

Kauai Oo, Moho braccatus, 1987

Eungella Gastric-brooding Frog, Rheobatrachus vitellinus, March 1985

Conondale Gastric-brooding Frog, Rheobatrachus silus, November 1983

Javan Tiger, Panthera tigris sondaica, 1980s

Cyprus Spiny Mouse, Acomys nesiotes, 1980

Southern Day Frog, Taudactylus diurnus, 1979

Dutch Alcon Blue, Maculinea alcon arenaria, 1979

Colombian Grebe, Podiceps andinus, 1977

Round Island Burrowing Boa, Bolyeria multocarinata, 1975

Guam Flying Fox, Pteropus tokudae, June 1974

Bali Tiger, Panthera tigris balica, 1972

Bush Wren, Xenicus longipes, 1972

Tubercled-blossom Pearly Mussel, Epioblasma torulosa torulosa, 1969

Greater Short-tailed Bat, Mystacina robusta, April 1965

Santo Stefano Lizard, Podarcis sicula sanctistephani, 1965

South Island Piopio, Turnigra capensis, 1963

Glaucous Macaw, Anodorhynchus glaucus, 1960s

Caspian Tiger, Panthera tigris virgata, 1959 (might persisted longer or surviving)

Crescent Nail-tail Wallaby, Onychogalea lunata, 1956

North Island Piopio, Turnagra tanagra, 1955

Little Swan Island Hutia, Geocapromys thoracatus, 1955

Ilin Island Cloudrunner, Crateromys paulus, 4 April 1953

Caribbean Monk Seal, Monachus tropicalis, 1952

Queen of Sheba’s Gazelle, Gazella bilkis, 1951

Perrin’s Cave Beetle, Siettitia balsetensis, 1950s (probably at the end)

Lesser Bilby, Macrotis leucura, 1950s

Japanese Sea Lion, Zalophus japonicus, 1950s

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer, 1950s

Ratas Island Lizard, Podarcis lilfordi rodriquezi, 1950

Wake Island Rail, Gallirallus wakensis, 1945

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri, 1943

Barbary Lion, Panthera leo leo, 1942 (survived longer in captivity, and maybe still does)

Vegas Valley Leopard Frog, Lithobates fisheri, 13 January 1942

Arabian Ostrich, Struthio camelus syriacus, 1941 (or 1966)

Canarian Black Oystercatcher, Haematopus meadewaldoi, 1940s

Titicaca Orestias, Orestias cuvieri, 1940s

Arc-form Pearly Mussel, Epioblasma arcaeformis, 1940

Toolache Wallaby, Macropus greyi, 30 June 1939

Schomburgk’s Deer, Cervus schomburgki, 1938

Tobias’ caddisfly, Hydropsyche tobiasi, 1938

Tasmanian Tiger, Thylacinus cynocephalus, 7 September 1936

Pink-headed Duck, Netta caryophyllacea, 1936, but maybe surviving!

Ryukyu Wood-pigeon, Columba jouyi, 1936

Desert Rat-kangaroo, Caloprymnus campestris, 1935

Roque Chico de Salmor Giant Lizard, Gallotia simonyi simonyi, 1935

Hawaii Oo, Moho nobilis, 1934

Lesser Stick-Nest Rat, Leporillus apicalis, 18 July 1933

Pemberton’s Deer Mouse, Peromyscus pembertoni, 26 December 1931

Yunnan Box Turtle, Cuora yunnanensis , 1930s

Darwin’s Rice Rat, Nesoryzomys darwini, 16 January 1929

Paradise Parrot, Psephotus pulcherrimus, November 1927

Caucasian Wisent, Bison bonasus caucasicus, 1927

Syrian Wild Ass, Equus hemionus hemippus, 1927

Madeiran Wood Pigeon, Columba palumbus maderensis, 1924

Bubal Hartebeest, Alcelaphus buselaphus buselaphus, 9 November 1923

Red-mustached Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus mercierii, 1920s

Robust White-eye, Zosterops strenuus, 1918

Carolina Parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis, February 1918

Rodrigues day gecko, Phelsuma edwardnewtoni, 1917

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius, 1 September 1914

Laughing Owl, Sceloglaux albifacies, July 1914

Cape Verde Giant Skink, Macroscincus coctei, 1914

Guadalupe Storm-petrel, Oceanodroma macrodactyla, 1911

Grand Cayman Thrush, Turdus ravidus, 1911

Slender-billed Grackle, Quiscalus palustris, 1910

Bogota Sunangel, Heliangelus zusii, 1909

Huia, Heteralocha acutirostris, 28 December 1907

Black Mamo, Drepanis funerea, June 1907

Nendo Tube-nosed Fruit Bat, Nyctimene sanctacrucis, 1907

Bishop’s Oo, Moho bishopi, 1904

Choiseul Crested Pigeon, Microgoura meeki, January 1904

Bulldog Rat, Rattus nativitatis, 1903

Maclear’s Rat, Rattus macleari, 1903

Antillean Giant Rice Rat, Megalomys desmarestii, 1902

Auckland Islands Merganser, Mergus australis, 9 January 1902

Long-tailed Hopping Mouse, Notomys longicaudatus, 1901

Pig-footed Bandicoot, Chaeropus ecaudatus, 1901

Greater Amakihi, Hemignathus sagittirostris, 1901

Guadalupe Caracara, Polyborus lutosus, 1 December 1900

Chatham Islands Fernbird, Bowdleria rufescens, 1900

Chatham Islands Rail, Cabalus modestus, 1900

Hawai’i Mamo, Drepanis pacifica, 1899

Nelson’s Rice Rat, Oryzomys nelsoni, 18 May 1897

Short-tailed Hopping Mouse, Notomys amplus, June 1896

Greater Koa-finch, Rhodacanthis palmeri, 1896

Stephens Island Wren, Xenicus lyalli, 1894

Kona Grosbeak, Chloridops kona, 1894

Red Gazelle, Gazella rufina, before 1894

Sea Mink, Neovison macrodon, 1894

Ula-ai-Hawane, Ciridops anna, 20 February 1892

Portuguese Ibex, Capra pyrenaica lusitanica, 1892

Lesser Koa-finch, Rhodacanthis flaviceps, October 1891

Eastern Hare-wallaby, Lagorchestes leporides, 1889

Bonin Wood-pigeon, Columba versicolor, 15 September 1889

Tarpan, Equus ferus ferus, 1887

Hawaiian Rail, Porzana sandwichensis, 1884

Quagga, Equus quagga quagga, 12 August 1883

Seychelles Parakeet, Psittacula wardi, 1883

Labrador Duck, Camptorhynchus labradorius, 12 December 1878

Brace’s Emerald, Chlorostilbon bracei, 13 July 1877

Falkland Island Wolf, Dusicyon australis, 1876

Bocourt’s Giant Skink, Phoboscincus bocourti, before 1876

Himalayan Quail, Ophrysia superciliosa, 1876

Newton’s Parakeet, Psittacula exsul, 14 August 1875

Broad-faced Potoroo, Potorous platyops, 1875

Large Palau Flying Fox, Pteropus pilosus, 1874

Samoan Moorhen, Gallinula pacifica, 1873

Atlas Bear, Ursus arctos crowtheri, 1870s

Kawekaweau, Hoplodactylus delcourti, 1870

Cape Lion, Panthera leo melanochaitus, 1865

Cuban Red Macaw, Ara tricolor, 1864

Lesser Mascarene Flying Fox, Pteropus subniger, 1860s

Jamaican Parauque, Siphonorhis americana, 1859

Kioea, Chaetoptila angustipluma, 1859

Gould’s Mouse, Pseudomys gouldii, 1856-1857

Saint Lucia Giant Rice Rat, Megalomys luciae, 1852

Norfolk Island Kaka, Nestor productus, 1851

Tasmanian Emu, Dromaius novaehollandiae diemenensis, 1850

Spectacled Cormorant, Phalacrocorax perspicillatus, 1850

White-footed Rabbit-rat, Conilurus albipes, 1845

Great Auk, Pinguinus impennis, 3 June 1844

Black-fronted Parakeet, Cyanoramphus zealandicus, 1844

Big-eared Hopping Mouse, Notomys macrotis, 19 July 1843

Rodrigues Giant Day Gecko, Phelsuma gigas, 1842

Marbled Toadlet, Uperoleia marmorata, 1841

Bourbon Crested Starling, Fregilupus varius, 1840

Oahu Oo, Moho apicalis, 1837

Mascarene Parrot, Mascarinus mascarinus, 1834

Delalande’s Coua, Coua delalandei, 1834

Bonin Grosbeak, Chaunoproctus ferreorostris, 1828

Bonin Thrush, Zoothera terrestris, 1828

Kosrae Island Crake, Porzana monasa, 1827-1828

Kosrae Island Starling, Aplonis corvina, 1827-1828

Tonga Ground Skink, Tachygia microlepis, April-May 1827

Kangaroo Island Emu, Dromaius baudinianus, 1827

Mauritius Blue Pigeon, Alectroenas nitidissima, 1826

Mysterious Starling, Aplonis mavornata, 9 August 1825

Arabian Gazelle, Gazella arabica, 1825

King Island Emu, Dromaius ater, 1800-1804

Bluebuck, Hippotragus leucophaeus, 1800

Sardinian Pika, Prolagus sardus, 1800

Red-headed Green Macaw, Ara erythrocephala, early 19th century

Dominican Green-and-Yellow Macaw, Ara atwoodi, late 18th or early 19th century

Jamaican Red Macaw, Ara gossei, end 18th century

Guadeloupe Red Macaw, Ara guadeloupensis, late 18 century

Saddle-backed Rodrigues Giant Tortoise, Cylindraspis vosmaeri, 1795

Carpathian Wisent, Bison bonasus hungarorum, 1790

Lord Howe Swamphen, Porphyrio albus, 1788

Society Parakeet, Cyanoramphus ulietanus, November-December 1777

Tahitian Sandpiper, Prosobonia leucoptera, August-September 1777

Steller’s Sea Cow, Hydrodamalis gigas, 1768

Rodrigues Solitaire, Pezophaps solitaria, 1761

RĂ©union Flightless Ibis, Threskiornis solitarius, 1705

Dodo, Raphus cucullatus, 1690

Red-tailed Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, Ara erythrura, 1658

Martinique Macaw, Ara martinica, 1640

Aurochs, Bos primigenius, 1627

Atlantic Grey Whale, Eschrichtius robustus (Atlantic population), 1600s (17th century)

New Zealand Eagle, Harpagornis moorei, 1400-1500

Little Bush Moa, Anomalopteryx didiformes, 1400-1500

North Island Giant Moa, Dinornis novaezealandiae, 1400-1500

South Island Giant Moa, Dinornis robustus, 1400-1500

Eastern Moa, Emeus crassus, 1400-1500

Coastal Moa, Euryapteryx curtus, 1400-1500

Stout-legged Moa, Euryapteryx geranoides, 1400-1500

Upland Moa, Megalapteryx didinus, 1400-1500

Crested Moa, Pachyornis australis, 1400-1500

Heavy-footed Moa, Pachyornis elephantopus, 1400-1500

Mappin’s Moa, Pachyornis mappini, 1400-1500
Seems very unlikely these animals, in addition with the ones still in existence, could have fit on the ark.

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