Dove Facts: Also Pigeon Facts | Animal Fact Files

    On this episode of Animal Fact Files discover that the way we name animals can be pretty freaking arbitrary.

    EDIT: At 2:02 6 pounds is ACTUALLY equal to 2.72 kilograms – whoops!

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    Websites used for research collection:
    https://www.britannica.com/animal/dove-bird
    https://www.britannica.com/animal/pigeon
    https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dove
    https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodo
    https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/vvbqq9/the-dodo-didnt-look-like-you-think-it-does
    http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Columbidae
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/environment/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/columbiformes-pigeons-doves-and-dodos
    http://www.pigeoncontrolresourcecentre.org/html/amazing-pigeon-facts.html
    http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2016/05/06/pigeon-facts.aspx
    http://www.audubon.org/magazine/may-june-2014/why-passenger-pigeon-went-extinct
    http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v426/n6964/full/426245a.html?foxtrotcallback=true

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