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The U.S. ranks 2nd in extinct birds

According to the World Resources Institute, there are nineteen extinct bird species in the United States, or 17.6% of all extinct bird species, which makes the United States rank second in the world in that category. Mauritius ranks first, with 21 extinct bird species, or 19.4% of the world’s total.

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