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  • n  large flightless auk of rocky islands off northern Atlantic coasts; extinct
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  • EDGE List Released: Meet the 100 Strangest and Most Endangered Birds
    The comic dodo, the stately great auk, the passenger pigeon blotting out the skies, the giant moas reigning over New Zealand: human kind has wiped out nearly 200 species of birds in the last five hundred years. Birds we'll never get back. Now, if we don't act soon we'll add many new ones to the list: birds such as the giant ibis, the plains-wanderer, and the crow honeyeater. And these are just a ...
    April 15, 2014 - Environmental News Network

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