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South China Tigers……
The South China tiger has not been sighted in the wild for more than 25 years. Currently 47 South China tigers live in Chinese zoos, but the species is believed to be functionally extinct. If any do still exist in the wilds of Southeast China, there is neither adequate habitat nor prey left for them.
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Absurd Creature of the Week: The 6-Foot Earthworm That Sounds Like a Draining Bathtub
The 6-Foot Earthworm -This is an extremely vulnerable species, isolated to just 150 square miles at the southeast tip of Australia. " when the earthworms move quickly within their burrows, it makes a gurgling sound that is quite loud and can be heard above ground. The sound is a bit like water draining out of a bath and has been known to terrify the uninitiated.”