Death of the Dodo

First discovered on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius in the late 16th Century - the Dodo had been wiped-out within a few decades.

But what led to its extinction? Using contemporary accounts from sailors and naturalists, Witness investigates.

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10 minutes

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Fri 29 Oct 2010 10:50 GMT

Ten Stories Told Through Animation

Take 10: Animations That Bring Radio to Life

From life as a child soldier to a grizzly bear with a fondness for wine.

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Great Sporting Moments in Olympic History

Stories of endurance, world records and remarkable athletes

The Witness Podcast

The Witness Podcast

Every programme, to download and keep

African History Collection

Thomas Sankara African Revolutionary

The communities, politics, leaders and events that have shaped Africa

Music History Collection

Music Collection

People, events and music through history

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The first woman in space

Women's, Cuban, African, WW2, Vietnam, Indian, Black histories