Item mssfinley_series01_box02_folder04_70 - The extinct passenger pigeon

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mssfinley_series01_box02_folder04_70

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The extinct passenger pigeon

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  • 1930 - 1939 (Creation)

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Manuscripts; Typescripts

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(1876-1953)

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Manuscript detailing the vanishing of the passenger pigeon in America. The author infers that the factor that led to their decline is that they nested in large colonies, making them easy prey for hunters looking to sell them. The document emphasizes that the loss of this bird echoes the need for improvement when it comes to wildlife conservation.

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  • eng

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William L. Finley Papers, 1899-1946 (MSS Finley); Series 1: Manuscripts, circa 1910-1942

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9a3ef0fd-2ebd-4ede-ab28-54e7124a1623-mssfinley_series01_box02_folder04_70.pdf

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Text

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application/pdf

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238.8 KiB

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