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  • Greenway, James C. Jr. 1958. Extinct and Vanishing Birds of the World. Americal Committee for International Wild Life Protection, New York.
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  • Quammen, D. 1996. The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction. Touchstone, New York.
  • Shapiro, B., D. Sibthorpe, A. Rambaut, J. Austin, G. M. Wragg, O. R. Bininda-Emonds, P. L. Lee, and A. Cooper. 2002. Flight of the dodo. Science 295(5560):1683.
  • Shapiro, B., Sibthorpe, D., Rambaut, A., Austin J., Wragg, G.M., Bininda-Emonds, O., Lee, P.L.M. & Cooper, A. 2002 Flight of the Dodo. Science 295: 1683.
  • Strickland, H.E. and Melville, A.G. 1848. The Dodo and Its Kindred. Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, London.
  • Strickland, H.E., & Melville, A.G. (1848) The Dodo and Its Kindred: Or the History, Affinities, and Osteology of the Dodo, Solitaire. And Other Extinct Birds of the Islands Mauritius, Rodriguez and Bourbon. Reeve, Benham and Reeve, London. 141 pp.
  • Temple, S. A. 1977. Plant-animal mutualism: coevolution with Dodo leads to near extinction of plant. Science 197(4306):885-886.
  • Witmer, M. C. and A. S. Cheke. 1991. The dodo and the tambalacoque tree: an obligate mutualism reconsidered. Oikos 61(1):133-137.


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