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Daemon
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Last Passenger Pigeon Dies in Captivity (1914)

Billions of passenger pigeons inhabited eastern North America in the early 19th century, migrating in enormous flocks that darkened the skies for days at a time. They soon fell victim to habitat loss caused by mass deforestation, along with excessive hunting on an industrial scale. The bird's rapid extinction was largely responsible for ending the marketing of game birds and gave major impetus to the conservation movement. Where did the last known passenger pigeon die in 1914? More...
MechPebbles
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 1:13:40 AM

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Thanks to us humans, we're now going through the latest Mass Extinction event. More than 98% of documented species are now extinct. We are the locusts of the world, destroyers of everything in our path.
LucOneOff
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 2:42:54 AM

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The world's last Passenger Pigeon, died on September 1, 1914, at the Cincinnati Zoo.
moniquester
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 3:38:05 AM

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It is sad to see the passing of any species, especially bird species.
moniquester
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 3:38:20 AM

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It is sad to see the passing of any species, especially bird species.
NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 9:45:49 AM

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It's mind-blowing to try to imagine the size of the flocks of passenger pigeons; & now there are none!
Gary98
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 12:50:56 PM

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I like to think that the evil in human must be put there by God. Onl God can bear this kind of blame.
nkelsey
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 6:23:59 PM
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Shame on you Another victim of Human Development.
Gary98
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 6:29:10 PM

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Gary98 wrote:
I like to think that the evil in human must be put there by God. Only God can bear this kind of blame.
Dialectrum
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If I went to Hogwarts, I might be able to afford a passenger pigeon.
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