Another Year Of No Extinctions In the Great Extinction Event
If the current rapid extermination of animals, plants and other species really is the "sixth mass extinction", then it is the amphibian branch of the tree of life that is undergoing the most drastic pruning.
This is the most bizarre mass extinction ever.
Last year no species officially went extinct, this year again none.
The number of species examined increased again to 62,000.
The Red List - Species changing IUCN Red List Status (2010-2011
Species declared extinct - 0
Species previously declared extinct now unknown - 2