Lost Land of the Dodo
The Mascarene island, Mauritius, Reunion and Rodrigues, were once home to an extraordinary range of birds and reptiles. Amazing forms such as giant tortoises, burrowing boas, flightless owls and herons, giant parrots and of course, the Dodo dominated the landscape. This is a comprehensive account of the islands' ecology. Looks in detail at each extinct vertebrate species. A definitive account of this tragic yet remarkable fauna.