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Planet Earth

Why Dodos (and Lions and Tortoises) Matter

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerJuly 11, 2006 8:13 PM

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A good article on the importances of big animals helps put the new dodo fossil discoveries in some ecological context. If you can't bring dodos back, at least bring in the giant tortoises!

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