Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: Kevin Johnson, an ornithologist with the Illinois Natural History Survey at the University of Illinois, led a genetic study that placed the extinct passenger pigeon in the family tree of pigeons and doves.
Credit: L. Brian Stauffer, U. of I. News Bureau.
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Related news release: Long-extinct passenger pigeon finds a place in the family tree