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With the settlement of the West came the destruction of some of the continent’s common species, like the bison herds and the passenger pigeons, which numbered in the billions early in the 1870s but, by the 1890s, only in the dozens.
And Novak isn’t the only fantasy fan with an interest in passenger pigeons.
Meanwhile, the beloved side-by-side has essentially gone the way of the passenger pigeon in competitive clay sports.
And if the recovery efforts fail, and the kakapo does become extinct, having the genomes of all remaining individuals would be useful if future scientists attempt to resurrect the species, as many are trying to do for mammoths and passenger pigeons.
The American passenger pigeon, the Carolina parakeet and the Great Auk—once well-established in North America—disappeared.
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