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Monthly Archives: April 2013
the obsolete technology.
Based on a colored engraving by Jacques Barraband from F. Levaillant’s Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets. Vol 2, Paris, 1801-5. Wikipedia says: The Mascarene Islands (or Mascarenhas Archipelago) is a group of islands in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar comprising … Continue reading
The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker is probably extinct. Then again, maybe it isn’t. It was, or is, one of the largest woodpeckers in the world, at roughly 20 inches in length and 30 inches in wingspan. It was native to the virgin … Continue reading
He was from Madagascar.