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    Is this Science? Biologist E. O. Wilson has estimated that 27,000 species go extinct each year. Sinec skeptics, however, point out that scientists have documented the disappearance of only 1100 species over the past 500 years. Does this observation demonstrate that Wilson's estimate is inaccurate? Explain your answer.

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    This is a matter of much subjective opinion. He may be right but we do not KNOW, no one does. It is an estimate and as such may be subjected to several distorting factors. Without doubt several ...