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  Dead as a dodo

Dead as a dodo
Image credit: CC-BY-SA-3.0 Frode Inge Helland

Uploader comment: Probably the most well known of all recent extinctions the demise of the dodo is frequently cited as an example of how a species can be wiped out due to human activity.


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Comment icon #8 Posted by SpaceElisur on 15 December, 2010, 10:30
This is the sad truth.
Comment icon #7 Posted by Sareau on 16 December, 2010, 20:42
I had thought the last dodo corpse was burned by accident and only a foot remained...
Comment icon #6 Posted by Raidoner on 22 December, 2010, 10:05
I think it is our responsibility to make right what we did wrong and clone this and any other animal that we have cause the extinction of.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Kleng on 27 February, 2011, 10:02
Uh, I think they went extinct because they laid their eggs on the ground unprotected where anything could eat them. Sure, I'm sure humans had a hand in their extinction, but it's not like it was entirely our fault. Darwin's theory at work here.
Comment icon #4 Posted by mr rainbow on 15 April, 2011, 1:30
if those are real dodo feathers... why dont we clone them?
Comment icon #3 Posted by George Ford on 23 May, 2011, 19:14
I wish they were still alive, I'd like to eat one.
Comment icon #2 Posted by George Ford on 31 July, 2011, 14:40
feet have loads of DNA in them!
Comment icon #1 Posted by Ninhursag on 18 August, 2012, 16:27
They Were Such Pretty Birds .. It's Such A Shame Animals Get Extint .. Very Sad =(

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