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The dodo bird was native to the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. Although this flightless bird had no natural predators, Dutch settlers hunted it to extinction, and it disappeared in approximately 1662. More »

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The dodo was a large grey flightless bird native to the island of Mauritius but is thought to have gone extinct by 1681. As such, modern knowledge of the dodo's appearance comes from taxidermied remains and the writings ... More »

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The dodo bird inhabited the forests of Mauritius. Mauritius is an island located about 550 miles east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Dodos, now extinct, were indigenous only to this small, isolated island. More »

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The dodo bird inhabited the forests of Mauritius. Mauritius is an island located about 550 miles east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Dodos, now extinct, were indigenous only to this small, isolated island. More »

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The dodo bird lived on the isolated Mascarene Islands, east of Madagascar. The Mascarene Islands have a warm, tropical climate during the summer and the dodo had no enemies within its habitat. More »

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The dodo was a large grey flightless bird native to the island of Mauritius but is thought to have gone extinct by 1681. As such, modern knowledge of the dodo's appearance comes from taxidermied remains and the writings ... More »

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The last confirmed sighting of a dodo bird occurred in 1662 on the small island of Mauritus. Unconfirmed sightings persisted until the 1690s, but most experts agree the bird species was fully extinct by 1700. More »

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