New Jersey Newsroom: N.J. Conservation and Beyond: A Call to Action on Extinction
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Almost every 6-year-old has heard of “extinction.” Ask kids about extinct creatures, and you will be told in graphic detail about the dinosaurs that once walked the Earth and disappeared millions of years ago.
But what will kids 100 years from now say about extinction? Sadly, the children of 2113 might describe how polar bears, elephants, gorillas, tigers and chimpanzees followed the path of the dinosaurs.