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2 focus on passenger pigeon

UA professors to talk about bird that once darkened skies

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 3:25 a.m.

Two University of Arkansas at Fayetteville professors will give natural history lovers in Northwest Arkansas a chance to learn about the passenger pigeon, the bird that once darkened the skies in huge swaths of the state for days at a time before it was hunted to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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