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The 15 Most Beautiful and Amazing Extinct Animals

Hayashi and Toda, Passenger Pigeon, (Ectopistes migratorius), From: Orthogenetic Evolution in the Pigeons, 1920

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15 Extinct Bird Species & Possible Reasons for Their Extinction

Extinct bird species: Passenger Pigeon. The Passenger Pigeon was a very social bird that lived in large flocks. By the early 20th century, the passenger pigeon died out completely due to hunting and destruction of natural forest habitat

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The Passenger Pigeon is now extinct (painting by John James Audubon) Lost forever.We must protect our wildlife.

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And Then There Were None ( the sad tale of the Passenger Pigeon) fabric by ceanirminger on Spoonflower - custom fabric

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100 years later, the passenger pigeon still haunts us

Martha, the last passenger pigeon. She died Sept 1, 1914, marking the 100th anniversary of the extinction.

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Girl with Passenger Pigeon. The extinction of the Passenger Pigeon had two major causes: commercial exploitation of pigeon meat on a massive scale and loss of habitat. Another significant reason for its extinction was deforestation.

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Carved and Painted Passenger Pigeon Figure, America, early 20th century, the figure with wooden tack eyes, carved wings, a tapering tail, on...

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