Photo: "Extinct" Booby Exposed -- Found "Masked," Using Alias



A masked booby couple approaches an egg on the Phoenix Islands in an undated photo. Sorry, make that "a Tasman booby couple"—an August 2009 study of DNA and fossils says the masked birds are actually Tasman boobies, a species previously thought to have gone extinct centuries ago.

Photograph by Paul Nicklen/NGS


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