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From Healthy to Extinct in 350 Years — Hakai Magazine

In 1844, six men set out from Iceland in a small rowboat. They were headed for Eldey, a low-lying bare rock about 15 kilometers off the southwest coast. Rare great auks—large, black-and-white, flightless seabirds—nested there and the men had been commissioned by a specimen dealer to get hold of any birds they could find. Jumping…

From Healthy to Extinct in 350 Years — Hakai Magazine

Sharing this sobering post from Hakai Magazine.

4 Comments

  1. Thank you for the interesting link, so sad though.

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    • Yes, it really made me think about how reckless the most evolved creatures on earth can be.

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  2. Judie Volosin

    Human beings can really suck!

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