The Dodo and the Solitaire: A Natural History

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The Dodo and the Solitaire is the most comprehensive book to date about these two famously extinct birds. It contains all the known contemporary accounts and illustrations of the dodo and solitaire, covering their history after extinction and discussing their ecology, classification, phylogenetic placement, and evolution. Both birds were large and flightless and lived on inhabited islands some 500 miles east of Madagascar. The first recorded descriptions of the dodo were provided by Dutch sailors who first encountered them ...

The Dodo and the Solitaire: A Natural History 2012, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253000996

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