Monday, September 26, 2005

Mass Extinction of Insects May Be Occurring Undetected

Mass Extinction of Insects May Be Occurring Undetected
John Pickrell in England
for National Geographic News

September 20, 2005

The term 'endangered species' typically conjures up images of charismatic animals tigers, pandas, orangutans, whales, condors. But a new study says that the vast majority of species on the verge of extinction is in fact humble insects.

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