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https://www.audubon.org/magazine/may-june-2014/why-passenger-pigeon-went-extinct

About September 1, 1914, the last known passenger pigeon, a female named Martha, died at the Cincinnati Zoo. She was roughly 29 years old, with a palsy that ...

https://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2017/11/24/why-did-the-passenger-pigeon-go-extinct/

Nov 24, 2017 ... As extinctions go, the extinction of the passenger pigeon is truly a stupendous human achievement, unparalleled in recorded history: thanks to ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passenger_pigeon

The passenger pigeon or wild pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct species of pigeon that was endemic to North America.

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/16/564597936/why-did-the-passenger-pigeon-go-extinct-the-answer-might-lie-in-their-toes

Nov 16, 2017 ... These awesome congregations also made the birds easy to hunt, and their numbers started to decline rapidly in the late 19th century. The last ...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180111084953.htm

Jan 11, 2018 ... Knowing more about what leads to a species' becoming extinct could enable us to do something about it. The passenger pigeon is a famous ...

https://theconversation.com/why-passenger-pigeons-went-extinct-a-century-ago-132736

Mar 4, 2020 ... For decades, the extinction of passenger pigeons has been explained by two theories of human impact. New research shows one of these ...

https://www.si.edu/spotlight/passenger-pigeon

The extinction of the passenger pigeon is a poignant example of what happens when the interests of man clash with the interests of nature. It is believed that this  ...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/3-billion-to-zero-what-happened-to-the-passenger-pigeon/

Jun 27, 2014 ... And it is Audubon who in 1833 identified the passenger pigeon, Ectopistes ... The species had gone from extraordinarily populous to extinct in a ...

https://reviverestore.org/about-the-passenger-pigeon/

The extinction of the Passenger Pigeon was a sobering lesson for Americans. A successful effort to bring it back would demonstrate the potential of genomic ...

https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-12-03/why-did-passenger-pigeons-go-extinct

Dec 3, 2017 ... The last passenger pigeon died more than 100 years ago, but scientists still puzzle over how a bird once numbering as many as 5 billion ...