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18 terrifying animals you are SO glad are extinct (pictures)

Extinction is a very serious issue facing our world. We get that. But when it comes to these extinct animals, we have to admit: We're kinda glad we don't have to face off against them.

18 Images By November 2, 2015


Where are its manners? This extinct mammal sucked in its food

Fossils of an extinct creature that looked like a cross between a hippo and a walrus show it didn't chew its food like most mammals. It probably also ate with its mouth open and never used a coaster.

By October 8, 2015


Microsoft's CEO expects pen to be extinct in a decade

Technically Incorrect: Asked which technology won't exist in 2025, Satya Nadella crushes romantics and nostalgics.

By February 5, 2015


How Pixar created the world of 'The Good Dinosaur'

Pixar's upcoming new film imagines what it would have been like if dinosaurs never became extinct. CNET.com's Lexy Savvides reports on how real-world data helped make the movie's prehistoric landscapes look incredibly authentic.

By November 24, 2015


In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

By June 30, 2014


Meet the newly discovered 76-million-year-old pig-nosed turtle

The Arvinachelys goldeni, a now-extinct turtle with a pig's snout was discovered in Utah. It may be "one of the most bizarre turtles that ever lived."

By October 22, 2015


Remains of 300-million-year-old 'supershark' uncovered in Texas

Dallas fossil hunters unearth the remains of an extinct shark that was 25 percent bigger than a modern great white. Everything really is bigger in Texas.

By October 21, 2015


Yes, says Michael Dell, even a $67B takeover is a risk worth taking

The planned megamerger with EMC shows Dell's willingness to make bold moves in an era when old-guard computing companies are scrambling to adapt.

By November 3, 2015


How do elephants keep cancer at bay?

The majestic elephant is unusually resistant to cancer, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for decades. The answer may lie in its genes.

By October 8, 2015


Farmer in US Midwest unearths ancient woolly mammoth

A farmer digging in a Michigan soy field makes a startling discovery -- giant bones from the Pleistocene era.

By October 5, 2015