11 Animals That Are Now Extinct... Thanks To Humans
"The large flocks of passenger pigeons often caused serious damage to the crops, and the farmers retaliated by shooting the birds and using them as a source of meat," explains the Smithsonian. The 19th century brought widespread hunting and trapping of the birds, which severely diminished their populations. The last passenger pigeon, named "Martha," died at age 29 at the Cincinnati Zoo in 1914.
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'Perilous Passages' an exhibit about the Passenger Pigeon opens at the Birds of Vermont Museum on May 1, 2014
My new favorite dinosaur picture. A feathered tyranosaur (Yutyrannus hauli) being preened by paleo-birds. Yutyrannus just announced. Great art by Deviantart!
The Capitol Square in downtown Madison transforms into a winter wonderland every February for Madison Winter Festival.
You have to have a photo of a Bald Eagle. I took this one on the western border of Iowa.