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September 1.1914-The last one in the world captivity passenger pigeon died in the United States

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September 1, 1914 (Jiayin July 12), the last a captivity passenger pigeon died in the United States.

The last one in the world captivity passenger pigeon died in the United States
The last one in the world captivity passenger pigeon died in the United States
the 19th century, a number of one billion passenger pigeon habitat for migratory flock of birds in eastern North America, blotting out the sun for several days for a long time. After a large number of people to migrate to the west, the annual passenger pigeon Slayer millions shipped by train to the city sales. Since 1870, the sharp decline in the number of passenger pigeon, September 1, 1914 when passenger pigeon was officially designated as the extinction of species. (Wyalusing), Wisconsin State Huaieluxin, (L $ dj¦Ó.c¨­m)
Park stands a a passenger pigeon Monument, a letter? "The extinction of species because of human greed and selfishness. (History today www. TodayOnHistory.com) "
1900 Nian, the last has been wild passenger pigeon greedy hunters killed. U.S. government has to Logout such a special reward: those who find a passenger pigeon can get a reward of $ 1500. But no one is rewarded.
1914 afternoon, the last one in captivity called "Martha" female passenger pigeon died in the Cincinnati Zoo, on behalf of the passenger pigeon disappeared from the earth.

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