Dodo Mauritius

Aux enchères: un squelette de dodo vendu à plus de Rs 15 millions

Un squelette presque complet du dodo a été vendu aux enchères, le mardi 22 novembre, au Summers Place Auctions, à Billinghurst, en Angleterre, pour une somme dépassant les Rs 15 millions. Le patient assemblage du squelette, complet à 95 %, a pris quarante ans à un passionné.

23 Nov 2016,

Un Squelette De Dodo Bientôt Mis En Vente

L’extinction du dodo date du 17e siècle. Un squelette de cet oiseau sera bientôt vendu aux enchères par Summers Place Auctions, en Angleterre.

29 Aug 2016,

Heritage: Dodo, More Questions

A fragment of the left femur dodo will be auctioned, Thursday, April 10 in London. This 14 cm long bone will be sold to the highest bidder by Christie's , a company London auction. It is estimated between £10,000 and £15,000, (Rs 500,000 and Rs 750,000).

10 Apr 2014,

Mauritius Opposes the Sale of the Dodo Bones in England

Mauritius formally objects to the sale of dodo bones of England. Port Louis has officially written to London about it.

03 Apr 2014,

The Sale of a Dodo Bones Raises Questions

The safety of our heritage is well assured it? This is the question that arises after the sale, this year, a bone fragment dodo by Christie's auction house in London auctions.The origin and legitimacy of the bone fragment is guaranteed?

29 Dec 2013,

Dodo Extinction Came Later Than Previously Thought, 17th Century Observations Suggest

When geophysicist Andrew Jackson was poring over 17th-century observations of Earth's magnetic field, perhaps the last thing he expected to discover was a new potential extinction date for the dodo, the goofy-looking, flightless bird that became a poster child of extinct species.

17 Oct 2013,

The Dodo Moved to Flic-en-Flac

After several months of work, the project comes to life and the dodo, the emblematic animal of Mauritius, takes refuge in Flic-en-Flac. This garden sculpture, created by artists pARTage, was inaugurated on Friday.

24 Apr 2013,

Auction: a Rare Bone Fragment Dodo Estimated at Rs 750,000

The auction house Christie's will sell a piece of bone from a few centimeters to sleep next month in Britain. This rare piece would fetch between Rs 500,000 and Rs 750,000 (£ 10,000 - £ 15,000).

29 Mar 2013,

Dodo Destiny: An American Eye on Mauritius by Tom Parker

Dodo Destiny An American Eye on Mauritius by Tom Parker examines the sad tale of the dodo and the unique history of Mauritius and neighboring islands in the Indian Ocean. The flightless dodo is perhaps the most famous symbol of the dangers of global extinction with a universally recognized image. Despite this fame, little is [...]The post Dodo Destiny: An American Eye on Mauritius by Tom Parker appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

10 Jul 2012, KotZot

The Dodos Disappeared 4200 Years Ago Following a Severe Drought

A recent study by paleontologist Hanneke Meijer of the Museum of Natural History in Washington suggests that the disappearance of a vast majority of dodos is due to a severe drought that has hit Mauritius 4200 years ago.

09 Apr 2012,

Savatte Dodo

Who is the Mauritian who has never worn a "savatte dodo"

30 Mar 2012, Yashvin, pages of my life

Dodos Landed in Caudan and IFM

The dodos Arts Initiative tandem Nalini Treeboohun/Nirveda Alleck are back and will be exhibited from March 10 to April 2 at Caudan. Then they will go to nest, from April 6, at the French Institute of Mauritius (IFM) at Rose Hill.

02 Mar 2012,