A Conversation for The Dodo - an Extinct Bird
BigAl Patron Saint of Left Handers Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows Started conversation Apr 12, 2006
According to the Times Educational Supplement (03/03/06) there had been a complete stuffed dodo in Eric Ashmole's museum in Oxford. However, this was burned in 1755 by curators under orders to get rid of old, tatty specimens. When they looked for a replacement, they discovered that they'd destroyed the last one in existence
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BigAl Patron Saint of Left Handers Keeper of the Glowing Pickle and Monobrows Posted Apr 12, 2006
Yes, I read about those in your Entryand wondered whether they were from the same bird.
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