When Fish Become Birds | 21 x 31 | Textile Art
It's no small matter to declare a species extinct: after all, there are about 8.7 million. But daily they disappear. A "salmonid" fish was once plentiful in the Great Lakes, but recently succumbed to a combination of overfishing and predation by not one, but three, invasive species. This piece makes me wonder if the birds ate the fish before extinction. Do they then hold a small piece of the extinct DNA?