• Tusks hair short
• Legs head small
• Neck body large
• Trunk ears huge
• Wings feathers long
• Beak claws fur
• Tail paws stripes
• Head shell hooves
Mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians,
• Q: 1.. What is a dodo bird?
• : 1.. What is a dodo bird? The dodo bird is an extinct bird, which
is believed to have died out around 1681 AD. The dodo bird was
a gray,flightless bird, and may be a distant relative of the pigeon
family. It had a large, hooked beak, and a plume of white feathers
adorned its tail. Surprisingly little is known about the dodo and its
way of life. Some scientists believe that the dodo was extremely
overweight, from between twenty and twenty three kilograms.
Others speculate that it was much thinner, and that it was a
• Q: 2.. What is the scientific name of the dodo? The scientific
name of the dodo bird is quot;Raphus Cucullatusquot;.
• Q: 3.. Where did the dodo bird live? The dodo bird lived on the
island of Mauritius, which is located off the coast of Africa. On the
island, the dodo had few, if any, predators, and it was safe for the
bird to live on the ground..
Q: 4.. When was the dodo first discovered? The dodo was first
discovered in 1581, by visitors to the island of Mauritius.
Q: 5.. When did the dodo become extinct? The exact date is
uncertain, but it is generally believed that the dodo was extinct
Q: 6.. Why did the dodo become extinct? When man
introduced new species, the dodo was easy prey. However,
the direct influence of man through hunting also played a
significant role - eventually leading to the extinction of the
Q: 7.. People use the word dodo as an insult. Was it really
stupid? No! The dodo, being an animal, didn't have the same
levels of intelligence as people, but nor did it suffer from a lack
of smarts. This fallacy may stem from the fact that early
visitors to the island were surprisedto find the dodo to be a
Q: 8.. Why do people use the phrase quot;dead as a dodoquot;? The
dodo is an extinct bird, and is often remembered for its death.
Why did the dinosaurs die?
• Period: Early Cretaceous
• Order, Suborder, Family: Saurischia, Theropoda,
• Location: North America
• Length: 25 feet (7.5 meters
• When did dinosaurs become extinct?
• Dinosaurs went extinct about 65 million years ago (at
the end of the Cretaceous Period), after living on Earth
for about 165 million years. Dinosaur lifespans
probably varied in length from tens of years to
hundreds of years.