Re: NANFA-- Collecting ethics

Steffen Hellner (
Tue, 13 Jan 2004 09:43:19 +0100

> Wasn't the bird known as the great auk collected to extinction?
Yes, if I think of the same species as you (sometimes I don4t really catch
the common english names). If it is the Moa, the biggest ostrich known, then
it was "collected" for food. Hunted, not collected for pet.

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