What are the extinct animals in the Philippines?

How many animals are extinct in the Philippines?

The Philippines had a large and diverse group of mammalian species in the past. They are widely distributed across the archipelago, but they became extinct due to several factors. At least eleven mammalian genera and a reptile have been extinct since the Pleistocene Epoch.

Is the dodo bird extinct?

What was the first animal to go extinct?

With their penchant for hunting, habitat destruction and the release of invasive species, humans undid millions of years of evolution, and swiftly removed this bird from the face of the Earth. Since then, the dodo has nestled itself in our conscience as the first prominent example of human-driven extinction.

Are woodpeckers extinct?

Are there big cats in Philippines?

The Visayan leopard cat is a Sunda leopard cat (Prionailurus javanensis sumatranus) population in the Philippine Islands of Negros, Cebu and Panay.

Visayan Leopard Cat
Conservation status
Family: Felidae
Subfamily: Felinae
Genus: Prionailurus
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