100 years ago today, Martha the last Passenger Pigeon passed away at Cincinnati Zoological Gardens. It is amazing to think that an animal once so abundant could so quickly go extinct.
© The Field Museum, GN85465_13, Photographer John Weinstein.
Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) diorama. Standing free case. Hall 21, Individual bird exhibit in case before dismantling. Documentation for Animal Kingdom exhibit preparation.
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