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Passenger Pigeon	(Ectopistes migratorius) extinct

Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) extinct

There is a genuine effort underway to bring back the extinct Passenger Pigeon!!

There is a genuine effort underway to bring back the extinct Passenger Pigeon!

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1910 Louis Fuertes Antique Bird Print ~ Passenger Pigeon & Mourning Dove

Passenger Pigeons and Mourning Doves Antique Bird Print from Colorful Wall Decor Gift Idea.

Superb Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus superbus) at Taronga Zoo, Sydney, NSW

Fruit different species of this bird. Lives in New Guinea, Australia, and Philippines. It is a shy tree top bird not found in the US.

Through habitat destruction, hunting, and pollution, humans are crowding some plants and animals off the planet forever. We’re doing it rapidly, too. One-eighth of all bird and plant species and one-quarter of all mammal species may soon be extinct. Here are a few species that have disappeared in the last century: passenger pigeon (left), Xerxes blue butterfly, blue pike. From our Topic Earth’s Shaky Health | Kids Discover

Through habitat destruction, hunting, and pollution, humans are crowding some plants and animals off the planet forever. We’re doing it rapidly, too. One-eighth of all bird and plant species and one-quarter of all mammal species may soon be extinct.

Darwin’s Pigeons, in All Their Genetic Variety - Photographs - NYTimes.com

Darwin’s Pigeons, in All Their Genetic Variety

A fine artist and avid student of nature, literature, & history, Wayne lives in Brooklyn, where he despairs of his garden.

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One bird from Pigeon Safari, by Julian Charriere and Julius von Bismark at Venice’s Biennale.

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