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Raphus cucullatus (Dodo)

Raphus cucullatus Dodo Holocene Mauritius Aves Columbiformes

Category:Non Dinosauria
Taxonomy:Aves: Columbiformes
Age:Holocene
Locality:island of Mauritius
Length:0.8 meters
Height:0.9 meters

Description

Dodo was a flightless bird related to pigeons, weighing about 20 Kg, feeding on fruit and nesting on the ground. Its extinction occurred in the second half of the 17th century and was directly caused by human activity on the island.


Casting materials

The model, made by fiberglass and mounting artificial eyes, are easy to assemble. Each step in the manufacturing process, from anatomical drawings to the finished 1:1 sculpture, are documented and made under strict supervision of palaeontologists.


Prices

Raphus cucullatus (Dodo) model
5500 EUR   (Convert)

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