The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Oct 8, 2014 05:16 PM CDT

You don't need to be a card-carrying member of the Audubon Society to recognize a dodo bird when you don't see it.

"Dead as a dodo bird" and "gone the way of the dodo" are meaningful phrases despite the fact that no one has seen even a distant cousin of the flightless, fat pigeon in more than 300 years. Indeed, the long-gone dodo has become an icon of extinction, a symbol of biological life missing-in-action and the hopelessly lost.

Given the millions and millions of species that have permanently checked out from Hotel Earth over the eons, it seems strange ...

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