Extirpated Species Law and Legal Definition

The term species is used to refer a taxonomic class of organisms that are unique, and share common characteristics that are different form the characteristics of other organisms. ‘Extirpated species’ are species that are extinct in a specific region or country. These species are currently not found in places/regions where they once lived. However, they are not extinct and exist in other parts of the world. They may also be found in zoo or acquarium.