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Extinct Birds

Julian P. Hume, Michael Walters - Nature - 2012 - 544 pages
This is the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of bird species that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat ...
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Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Errol Fuller - Nature - 2004 - 48 pages
The mammoth is one of the great icons of extinction. This book tells the exciting story of the mammoth, how it lived and died and how its memory lives on in the present day.
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The Dodo: Extinction in Paradise

Errol Fuller - Nature - 2004 - 48 pages
The story of the dodo is a classic of evolution and extinction equal in fascination to that of the dinosaur or the saber-toothed tiger. Unlike these, however, the dodo was the ...
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The Great Auk: The Extinction of the Original Penguin

Errol Fuller - Nature - 2003 - 48 pages
A seabird whose extinction was entirely the work of humankind, the last two recorded great auk's were killed on June 3, 1844. This book pays homage to this incredible species.
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Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of ...

Sir David Attenborough, Errol Fuller - Nature - 2012 - 256 pages
Drawn from Paradise is David Attenborough’s journey through the cultural history of the birds of paradise, one of the most exquisite and extravagant, colourful and intriguing ...
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The Lost Birds of Paradise

Errol Fuller - Nature - 1995 - 160 pages
Natural History claimed, "A glorious collection of science and art, geography and history, romance and rigor. It is a reassessment of a group of twenty birds ... that had lost ...
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Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record

Errol Fuller - Nature - 2013 - 240 pages
A photograph of an animal long-gone evokes a feeling of loss more than a painting ever can. Often tinted sepia or black-and-white, these images were mainly taken in zoos or ...
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The Passenger Pigeon

Errol Fuller - Nature - 2014 - 184 pages
At the start of the nineteenth century, Passenger Pigeons were perhaps the most abundant birds on the planet, numbering literally in the billions. The flocks were so large and ...
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Extinct and vanishing birds of the world

James Cowan Greenway - Nature - 1967 - 520 pages
Describes the physical characteristics, and habitats of extinct or threatened bird species and discusses man's role in their disappearance
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