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Extinct Birds, 2nd edition

Published: 01-09-2017 Format: Hardback Edition: 2nd Extent: 608 pp. ISBN: 9781472937445 Imprint: Bloomsbury Natural History Illustrations: 104 black and white illustrations by the author Dimensions: 246 x 189 mm   Extinct Birds was the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of the bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years Read More

Excavation of Mare aux Songes, Mauritius

Almost all Dodo bones in the world’s museums were found at this site. Read More

The Dodo

Many spectacular island terrestrial vertebrates have disappeared over the past few centuries – a minutia in terms of geological time – yet the pitiful epitaphs of these vanished species comprise frequently just a few bones and a handful of inadequate historical accounts. Prior to the discovery of sufficient skeletal material, Strickland & Melville in 1848 Read More


The Seychelles comprise five main volcanic islands situated north of Madagascar in the south-west Indian Ocean. Read More

Comoros Archipelago

The Comoros Archipelago comprises four main volcanic islands situated between Mozambique and Madagascar at the north end of the Mozambique Channel. Read More

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