Wendy Lynne Lee (Bloomsburg): The Commodification of Endangered Species and the Pathologies of Capital: Lowland Gorillas, Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles, Purple Pig-Nosed Frogs, Sumatran Elephants, and Male Baby Chicks. Yes, the Endangered Species Act should be reformed. Christopher Cox reviews Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species by Ursula K. Heise. World's mammals being eaten into extinction: First global assessment finds 301 species are primarily at risk from human hunting for the bushmeat trade. Biologists say half of all species could be extinct by end of century. Scientists: We shouldn't bring back extinct species. Killing animals at the zoo: At Danish zoos, surplus animals are euthanized — and dissected before the public.