Dodo flew to its grave

Posted by Dale on Mar 01, 2002 at 10:54

The flightless dodo's ungainly shape hid an island-hopping past, say researchers. DNA from the extinct bird has revealed its place in the pigeon family tree, and suggests how it came to end up on its home, and graveyard, the island of Mauritius.

It's not my fault! If he hadn't evolved he could have flown away!

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