Wednesday, November 23
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.
Monday, August 29
L’extinction du dodo date du 17e siècle. Un squelette de cet oiseau sera bientôt vendu aux enchères par Summers Place Auctions, en Angleterre.
Friday, April 11
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).
Thursday, April 03
Mauritius formally objects to the sale of dodo bones of England. Port Louis has officially written to London about it.
Monday, December 30
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?
Friday, October 18
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.
Wednesday, April 24
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.
Friday, March 29
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).
Monday, April 09
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.
Friday, March 02
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.