Extinct by: 1662
Scientific name: Raphus cucullatus
Eats: fallen fruits, nuts, seeds, and bulbs
sculpture scale: 1:1
Production material : Hgh tensile modulus PU resin
Special notes : this sculpt utilises reproduction glass eyes to give an externally life like look
The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) is an extinct flightless bird that was natiive to the island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. The dodo's closest genetic relative was the also-extinct Rodrigues solitaire, the two forming the subfamily Raphinae of the family of pigeons and doves
This is a full size sculpture that has accurately been sculpted on top of original castings taken from the bones of original specimens. Resulting in a stunningly accurate reproduction of the specimen.
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