DODO

An extinct flightless bird that inhabited island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, fossil remains show the the Dodo was about one metre tall and may have weighed 10–18 kg. The only account we have of the[…]

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Passenger pigeon

PASSENGER PIGEON

Martha: An Endling’s Tale : BBC Programme Audio Passenger pigeon’s disappeared altogether, except for three captive breeding flocks spread across the Midwest. About September 1, 1914, the last known passenger pigeon, a female named Martha, died at the age[…]

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Lists of extinct animals

Passenger pigeon: Dodo Western black rhinoceros Pyrenean ibex Quagga Tasmanian tiger Steller’s sea cow Woolly mammoth Great auk Pinta Island tortoise Baiji White Dolphin Great Auk Sabre-toothed Cat Atlas Bear Carolina Parakeet Dusky Seaside Sparrow[…]

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Lakhimi Cattle | Assam | India

The Lakhimi Cattle is found in all parts of Assam, India. This dual-purpose ‘native’ breed is reared for milking and draught purposes. Bullocks of this breed are excellent draft animals and are used for carting[…]

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Austrian Native Dog breeds.

Alpine Dachsbracke The Alpine Dachsbracke is a small breed of dog of the scent hound type originating in Austria. The Alpine Dachsbracke was bred to track wounded deer as well as boar, hare, and fox. It is highly efficient at following a trail even after it has gone cold. The[…]

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Animals Native to Russia

1. Russian desman Desman, either of two species of amphibious Eurasian moles that den on land but seek prey underwater instead of burrowing through soil. The protruding flexible snout is flat and grooved with a lobed tip. Desmans have[…]

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