Dodo devotees, here’s your chance: Rare assembled skeleton up for auction

The dodo bird may be extinct, but you can still buy one, thanks to one collector who assembled an entire dodo skeleton.

The skeleton, which comes from a private collector who bought the bones throughout the 1970s and ’80s, is 95 percent complete and will be sold at the Summers Place Auctions in Britain, The Independent reports. It was about 10 years ago when the collector realized that he had nearly enough bones to complete the skeleton, which was only missing a section of the skull and one claw. Both parts have been reconstructed in anticipation of the sale.

While individual dodo bones have come up for sale throughout the last century, this is the first time a complete, or nearly complete skeleton has been up for sale since 1914. READ MORE.

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