Extinct by: 1662

Family: Columbidae

Scientific name: Raphus cucullatus

Eats: Fallen fruits, nuts, seeds, and  bulbs

sculpture size:  L21 W9 H10 (cm)

sculpture scale: 1:1

Production material : High tensile modulus PU resin

Special notes :This sculpt has an additional nose  cap for a unique 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 reproduction taken from the Copenhagen sample and with added nose cap resulting in a very unique specimen not available anywhere else.

Dodo skull

SKU: 0001
£165.00Price
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