3D Laser Scan Reveals New Details about the Extinct Dodo Bird

November 8, 2014 6:09 PM

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The Dodo was a mysterious creature and it has been extinct for quite some time now. Scientists have not been able to learn much about the animal. However cutting edge technology like the 3-D laser scanning technology is giving new insights about how the bird must have looked.

Study lead researcher Leon Claessens, associate professor at the College of the Holy Cross explains, “The 3-D laser surface scans we made of the fragile Thirioux dodo skeletons enable us to reconstruct how the dodo walked, moved and lived to a level of detail that has never been possible before. The...

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