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Model of a dodo bought for the museum in 1938.
The head and feet are plaster casts, attached to a body covered in chicken or goose feathers with whole chicken wings added. The tail is made from tufts of ostrich or goose feathers.
Most models are based on paintings of Dodos which were not scientifically accurate. Now, we know that Dodos were probably much slimmer than this specimen and had longer legs.
Museum object number: NH.38.34
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