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September 1, 2011
September 1: Last Passenger Pigeon Dies, 1914
Once flocks of passenger pigeons covered the skies of North America, darkening the skies for hours. By 1914 they were extinct.
How had we eradicated these birds from the earth -- and in less than 100 years?