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patagonia:

Post free diving, La Jolla California 

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The cheapest of the cheap

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Ski boat at the St. Michaels antique boat show

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I remember being a kid and my teacher making fun of me in front of the entire class

scienceyoucanlove:

Because I didn’t have a printer (or computer) to print the homework assignment out and my mom worked two jobs and nights so by the time I got home she was gone and couldn’t help me with my homework and I had spelling mistakes and stuff. I was also in ESL at that time so I had difficulty with the…

What the fuck

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littlecofiegirl:

daunt:

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animalsnatureveganism:

drop-the-dagger-romeo:

redslice:

The extinct Tasmanian tiger

i cant believe that we allowed an animal which was alive so recently that we have videos of it to go extinct

In a way you’d think that in these modern times we wouldn’t possibly let an animal go extinct but this is a very dangerous way of thinking - and is exactly why we may find species are to become extinct in the near future. For example a tiger like the Sumatran is said to become extinct by just next year, but people will not act significantly enough because they don’t believe that we would let something like that happen.

But in reality, there are already so many animals that are extinct from the wild, like the giant tortoise or species of deer, and so many heading to extinction like the Amur Leopard, where only 45 are said to remain, and the Javan Rhino, where there are no more than 50 and none in captivity. 

and lets not forget the Northern White Rhino, where literally 4 remain.

It is so important to act while they are still with us.

THANK YOU ^^^

The Baiji river dolphin is another recently endangered (or considered so) species as of 2006. :(  There are a ton of conservation efforts that just don’t have the support they need, be it monetary or governmental.

And to add to the OP’s post here is a link to a video with more Thylacine/Tasmanian Tiger footage.

Can I add the Javan Tiger  and the Caspian Tiger because *sob*

It’s a shame that such a beautiful animal went extinct, but the fact that film exists of it alive doesn’t make it any more remarkable to me. Species go extinct every year, not counting the undiscovered species that have died out without our knowledge (which would be almost impossible to estimate). Everyone points out the extinctions and near extinctions of rhinos and tigers and pandas, but often forget about the thousands of species of plants, trees, frogs, insects, fish, etc. that have disappeared over the years. All victims of the Holocene extinction event.

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patagonia:

Nathan Huerta slacklining in the clouds at Taft Point, while Yosemite Falls gushes in the background.

Photo: J.R. Racine Photography   @jrrrr

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mineralists:

Pyritized Russian Ammonites

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brains-and-bodies:

From Natural Selection

Ages of rock*

"Finding out the age of rocks and fossils is important because it helps scientists discover when different species lived on Earth"

Find out about the different rock dating methods:http://tinyurl.com/brr5fhh
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elegantbuffalo:

Fossilised bones of a dinosaur believed to be the largest creature ever to walk the Earth have been unearthed in Argentina, palaeontologists say.

Based on its huge thigh bones, it was 40m (130ft) long and 20m (65ft) tall.

Weighing in at 77 tonnes, it was as heavy as 14 African elephants, and seven tonnes heavier than the previous record holder, Argentinosaurus.

Scientists believe it is a new species of titanosaur - an enormous long-neck herbivore dating from the Late Cretaceous period.  They unearthed the partial skeletons of seven individuals - about 150 bones in total - all in “remarkable condition”

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mineralists:

Massive Ammonite Fossil

Holy shit

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