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Example Sentences for "extinct"

Dinosaurs have been extinct for millions of yearsSome people fear that grizzly bears are in danger of going extinct.

Dinosaurs have been extinct for millions of years.

Although dinosaurs have been extinct for millions of years, they are still very popular among children.

The principal reason for the extinction of different species is damage to their habitat.

Mount Fuji is an extinct volcano.

Many animals on this planet are facing extinction due to pollution and habitat destruction.

A fire started in our stove, but we were able to extinguish it with baking soda.

In 1963, Bertrand Russell said that the human race may well become extinct before the end of the century.

Umberto Eco wrote that absence is to love as wind to fire; it extinguishes the little flame, and it fans the big.

Dinosaurs lived on earth for around 165 million years before they became extinct.

Ninety percent of all species that have become extinct have been birds.

According to one study, plant and animal species are becoming extinct at the rate of 17 per hour.

There are many volcanoes in New Zealand, but most are extinct.

Ninety-nine percent of all forms of life that have existed on earth are now extinct.

There are more than 11,000 species of plants and animals currently at risk of extinction in the near future.

In the cartoon The Far Side by Gary Larson, it is suggested that the real reason dinosaurs went extinct was that they smoked cigarettes.

Yemen's chief seaport sits in the middle of an extinct volcano.

Discussion question: Do you think humans will become extinct one day? What do you think will be the cause?

Find someone who can name an animal which is now extinct.


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