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Dodo bird skeleton goes up for auction

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"A mounted skeleton of an extinct dodo is expected to reach as much as $760,000 (£600,000) at auction in Christie's London today.

"Composed of bones of various dodo specimens found on the bird's past home of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, the skeleton was assembled in the 19th century."

Full report with good pics at the UK Daily Mail: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7066281/Skeleton-extinct-Dodo-bird-sold-auction-fetch-760-000.html

At Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/65543-christies-dodo-auction.html

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