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A type of auk of penguins?

Similar to penguins, auks are birds that mainly live in the water, only coming onto land to breed and nest. There are several types of auks including, Puffins, Mures and the now extinct Dodos. Full Answer

What kill Great Auks?

The Great Auks were killed in great numbers for food and fishing bait by seafarers, later also for their feathers. When the population decline was noticed, demand for specimens from museums and collectors increased, which in the end contributed to… Full Answer