Lost animal species that returned from extinction
These disappearing species made an unexpected comeback
As the years go by, more and more species of animals reach the brink of extinction or disappear completely. The health of the Earth is the most important issue facing humankind, and the loss of entire species is one of the saddest symptoms of its illness. Between 200 and 2,000 animals are driven to extinction every year, and around a quarter of the known species in the world are endangered. These dizzying statistics make it all the more miraculous when one is rediscovered!
Click through this gallery to see the fantastic creatures that returned from oblivion as if by magic.
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