Maggie Koerth-Baker at 5:33 am Tue, Feb 25, 2014
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The last Great Auk was clubbed to death by fishermen for the crime of witchcraft. The Dusky Seaside Sparrow was done in by the combined forces of NASA and Disney World. Frank Swain has illustrated several of history's odder extinction stories.