Mauritius Night Herons


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The Mauritius Night Herons (Nycticorax mauritianus) is believed to have become extinct in the late 17th century. As suggested by its name, it was once found on Mauritius situated off the southeast coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean.


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