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What was the weight range of Subfossil Dodo ?

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10-13 kg
10-15 kg
10-18 kg
15-20 kg


Subfossil remains show the Dodo was about one 1 meter (3.3 feet) tall and may have weighed 10–18 kg (22–40 lb) in the wild.

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What was the main difference between Dodo and other Pigeons ?

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Dodo has small size of wings
Dodo has large size of beak
Both
None


The Dodo differed from other pigeons mainly in the small size of the wings and the large size of the beak in proportion to the rest of the cranium.

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In which year the first recorded mention of the Dodo was by Dutch sailors?

1598
1538
1638
1618


The first recorded mention of the Dodo was by Dutch sailors in 1598.

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Who is the closest living relative of Dodo?

Pigeon
American Pigeon
Nicobar Pigeon
None


The closest living relative of the Dodo is the Nicobar Pigeon. A white Dodo was once incorrectly thought to have existed on the nearby island of Reunion.

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The last widely accepted sighting of a Dodo was in ________

1602
1632
1712
1662


The last widely accepted sighting of a Dodo was in 1662. Its extinction was not immediately noticed, and some considered it to be a mythical creature.

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In 1842, Johannes Theodor Reinhardt proposed that Dodos were ground pigeons. What was the base of this result ?

Dodo's Size
Dodo's Skull
Dodo's Beak
All


In 1842, Johannes Theodor Reinhardt proposed that Dodos were ground pigeons, based on studies of a Dodo skull he had discovered in the royal Danish collection at Copenhagen.

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What was the order name of Dodo ?

Raphus
Columbiformes
Aves
Raphinae


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Why Dodo had lost the power of flight ?

Because food was abundant
Because predators were absent.
Both, Because food was abundant and predators were absent.
None


The dodo, which was indigenous only to Mauritius, had lost the power of flight because food was abundant and predators were absent.

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Which type of wings were contained by Dodo ?

Soft
Long
Light
Stubby


The dodo had a large body, stubby wings, a small, curved tail, short legs, and a large beak.

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What was the real name of Dodo tree (in reference of Dodo)?

Tambalacoque
Arborvitae
Bigtooth Aspen
Quaking Aspen


The dodo ate ripe fruit that fell to the ground, eating the fruit of the Tambalacoque tree (which is often called the dodo tree).

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