Quick Answer: Where Was The Last Dodo Bird Seen?

Island of Mauritius

When was the last dodo bird seen?

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Does dodo bird still exist?

A shocking 26 per cent believed the Dodo to still exist, despite the last bird being spotted over 400 years ago. And though it’s known to have been extinct for 150 million years, 23 per cent said they believed the Brachiosaurus to still roam the Earth.12 May 2015

How did dodo birds go extinct?

It’s commonly believed that the dodo went extinct because Dutch sailors ate the beast to extinction after finding that the bird was incredibly easy to catch due to the fact it had no fear of humans, (why it didn’t fear the creature many times its size is a mystery for another day).28 Jun 2013

Why is the dodo bird so famous?

They were popular before they went extinct because they were newly discovered to anyone since they only lived on an island that was completely unihabited by humans and they were unmistakably distinctive and they were also funny and charming, and not least of all, they weren’t tiny, they were actually quite large and 26 Jan 2019