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What does endangered mean?
Not enough animals in a zoo.
Very few of a species left. They are on the verge of going extinct.
When none of an animal or plant are left in the world.
Scientists believe that we are possibly in a 6th mass extinction, what is it called?
What is a bolide?
An Italian pasta casserole.
A major extinction.
When a bunch of rocks fall into a crevice.
A large asteroid or meteor that explodes in the atmosphere.
If a plant or animal is officially considered extinct is there ever a chance it might be found again?
Yes (think about why)
No (think about why)
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What caused the last (5th) major mass extinction?
Dinosaurs ate everything.
Impact of a large asteroid.
The earth crashed into another planet.
All the animals died.
What does a major extinction mean?
Significant drops in biodiversity.
When everything on earth (plants & animals) are destroyed and never to be seen again.
When all the animals leave to go to another continent.
When abiotic factors start to die.
What does "modern biota" mean?
Biology discovered by Darwin.
A new outdoor yoga class.
The animals and plants that developed after the last mass extinction.
Animals and plants discovered within the last 100 years.
What is unique about the Anthropocene - the next & 6th mass extinction?
Humans are solely responsible for causing it.
The sun is causing it.
Cows are causing it because they emit too much methane.
Meteors are causing it to happen.
What causes a mass extinction?
Meteor strikes, volcanic eruptions, tectonic plate shifts.
The sun getting too close to Earth.
Too much water on Earth.
When did the jackalope go extinct?
It's still alive
About the same time as the unicorn......
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