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73 478 Current 'rate' of species extinctions.
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The following species and subspecies have been described from early travellers' tales or descriptions, or known from one or very few specimens that might be hybrids or aberrant individuals. They have been listed as extinct in various sources, but are dubious in that they are likely to be only distinct at the subspecific level, or not valid at all.

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13 36 List of extinct reptiles
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May 4, 2015 8:32:55 GMT

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