THE GREAT AUK, PINGUINUS IMPENNIS (L.) IN GREENLAND

Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis) Science Article 1

abstract

This paper presents all available ‘archaeozoological, ethnohistorical, and historical evidence on the Great Auk, Pinguinus impennis (L.), in Greenland Substantial new contributions are: ( 1) the presentation of 132 Auk bones from seven archaeological sites, and ( 2) a translation of Otto Fabricius’s original handwritten notes on the Great Auk in Greenland.

MORTEN MELDGAARD, Historical Biology, 1988 Vol I pp 145-178

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