Gelderland Dodo (1601-1603)
Species & Subspecies

Raphus cucullatus (Dodo)

The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) was one of the first, if not the first, species to be recognized as having been driven to extinction by man. The dodo was a large flightless pigeon from the island of Mauritius. It was last reported in 1662 but may have persisted until the 1690s. […]