The Dodo and the Solitaire: A Natural History

@inproceedings{Naish2014TheDA,
  title={The Dodo and the Solitaire: A Natural History},
  author={D. Naish},
  year={2014}
}
  • D. Naish
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • About 1690 (give or take a decade or two) the last specimen of that remarkable giant flightless pigeon known today as the Dodo, Raphus cucullatus, expired, and the species, endemic to Mauritius, was no more. About a century later (again, allow some considerable margin of error), a related species, the less-familiar Solitaire Pezophaps solitarius of Rodriguez, also met its end thanks to the efforts of our own species. The bizarre appearance, large size, and copious apocrypha and lore attached to… CONTINUE READING
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