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Holocene Mass Extinction
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Extinction information
Time period : 2.5 MYF to 4 MYF
Cause : Humans/Volcanic Activity
Effects
Species That Died Out : Human
Many apes
Some big cats
Many species of whale
Some snakes
The majority of amphibians
Many fish
Few insects
Some birds
Result : Extinction of many species including humans

A large mass extinction that ended the Holocene. The Neocene followed this extinction. It was one of the greatest mass extinctions in history, second to The Great Dying (The Permian Mass Extinction).