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PREFERRED TERM
extinction and extirpation  
BROADER CONCEPT
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ENTRY TERMS
  • extirpation
SCOPE NOTE
  • Extinction is the complete disappearance of a species from the earth. Extirpation is the complete disappearance (elimination) of a species from a given region, island, or area.
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https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/extinction%20and%20extirpation
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