Researchers Study Dodo Using 3D Scanners

November 10, 2014 11:52 AM

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Researchers Study Dodo Using 3D Scanners

Since the extinction of Dodo, a flightless bird from Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, scientists have not been able to learn much about the creature. But, recently a team of researchers with the help of 3D laser scanners were able to study the skeleton and gather some details about the mysterious bird.

Lead researcher of the study Leon Claessens, Associate Professor at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, said the skeletons of the delicate Thirioux Dodo were scanned using 3D scanners. Claessens said these 3D scanners helped them reconstruct and show how actually did the Dodo wa...

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