Bones reveal what it was like to grow up dodo

Cutting into precious bone specimens gives clues to the extinct birds’ life and times

dodo illustration

SUMMER OF DANGER  Mother and chick dodos, illustrated here, needed to eat well and get healthy before the stressful cyclone season, according to a new reconstruction of the extinct bird’s life.

Julian Hume

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