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Elephant Seal

Personally I think the elephant seal is a real cutie. Unfortunately, it became the target for commercial hunters, particularly for its oil-rich blubber. It was way back in 1892 that people began to suspect the elephant seal had gone extinct.

Then in 1910 people discovered about 100 of them on a Guadalupe Island and in 1922 Mexico turned the island into a government-protected biological preserve. Once again the elephant seal could live safely and freely. Today there are 160,000 elephant seals once again enjoying life.


What do you think?


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  1. what is the next one was the last one? was the question asked by Brady Barr on his TV show? What, if the last one was the last one was the reply.

    what if the last extinct animals were the last extinct animal.


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