Nintendo recently announced they were discontinuing gaming magazine Nintendo Power after a 24 year run. Once our moment of sad nostalgia at the news passed we were OK, but not everyone has handled the news so calmly.
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The moa, a group of large flightless birds that once inhabited New Zealand, were driven to extinction (starting from a population of roughly 58,000 birds) in a little over a century after human colonization of New Zealand around the 14th century.