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Sad anniversary -- video of what was lost

Posted by: Jim Williams Updated: September 1, 2014 - 9:34 AM

One hundred years ago today the last Passenger Pigeon died on the bottom of her zoo cage, the billions of her kind that once flew here gone years and decades before. Here is a short animation of what a flock of pigeons might have looked like 160 or 170 years ago. It was posted to BirdChat by Barry K. McKay. 

http://vimeo.com/92192308

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