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Dodo
Skeleton an model o a dodo
Dodo skelet cast an model based on modren research, at Oxford Varsity Museum o Natural History[1]

Extinct  (ca. 1662) (IUCN 3.1)[2]
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Faimily: Columbidae
Subfaimily: Raphinae
Genus: Raphus
Brisson, 1760
Species: R. 
Binomial name
Raphus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Mauritius island location.svg
Umwhile range (aurie in blue)
Synonyms
  • Struthio cucullatus Linnaeus, 1758
  • Didus ineptus Linnaeus, 1766

The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) is an extinct flichtless bird that wis endemic tae the island o Mauritius, east o Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.

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