The Big Leaf Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "plants" and found in the following area(s): Central America, North America, South America. This species is also known by the following name(s): Brazilian Mahogany, Honduras Mahogany, Large-leaved Mahogany.
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Eight Species Declared Extinct But May Still be Out There1. Tasmanian Devil
The Tasmanian devil is endemic to Australia. Although this species is called tiger (named for its stripes) and wolf (due to its canid-like appearance), it is not a member of the cat or wolf family. It is a member of the marsupial family. Other members of this family include kangaroos and koala bears.
The last known Tasmanian tiger died in a zoo in Hobart, Tasmania in 1936, but there have been hundreds of unconfirmed sightings, and a reserve has been set up in Southwestern Tasmania in the hopes that possible surviving individuals can have adequate habitat.