Flora and Fauna
The best-known member of the Raphidae was Raphus cucullatus, commonly known as the dodo, an extinct species of flightless bird. The dodo was discovered on the island of Mauritius in 1584, and was extinct around 1681.
Science: Earth Sciences: Paleontology: Extinction: Recent
Copyright © 1998-2014 AOL Inc.
Last update: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:45:11 PM EDT -