1598, Europeans are sailing the seas to find new lands filled with exotic plants and animals. Their grand adventures produce many new discoveries... one is the dodo. Dodos are a curious bird from a small tropical island in the Indian ocean. It was less than 100 years from their discovery until their ultimate demise. Come explore the world of the Dodo and find out why it has become the icon of extinction.
Exploring Extinction: The Dodo looks into the life and death of this iconic creature as a case of human-driven extinction. Starting with pristine Mauritius, this traveling exhibition reveals the tragedy that ensued as humans expanded across the oceans and explores the means to stop and even reverse those tragedy’s today.