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First ever auction of a dodo skeleton

August 25th, 2016

Episode 1159 of 1744 episodes

The first ever dodo skeleton to be sold at auction - and the first to come up for sale in nearly 100 years - will be announced today. Director of Summers Place Auctions Rupert van der Werff explains to presenter John Humphrys the significance of the composite, produced from a number of different specimens. (Image: Dodo illustration. Credit: Thinkstock)

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