Re: NANFA-- Collecting ethics
Tue, 13 Jan 2004 10:42:46 +0000 (GMT)

> Not true, it was made rare by exploitation for food but was made extinct by
> so called gentleman naturalists that had to have the northern penguin as part
> of their collection of stuffed animals.

But by that time the population had dropped to a level that was almost certainly unable to sustain itself given the lack of coherent conservation networks. All they did was speed the end by a few years.
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