Amazing Extinct Animals


Like a mix between the zebra and horse, the quagga was striped in the front half of its body (with brown and white) and solid brown in its backside with some white. It was the first extinct animal to have its DNA analyzed in 1984, and it was found that it was more closely related to the zebra than the horse. Because they were so easy to find, they were hunted for their meat and skins. They were also shipped from South Africa to Europe for the zoos often.