A Rare And Completely Fossilised Elephant Bird Egg Is Displayed Ahead Of Auction At Christie's : News Photo

A Rare And Completely Fossilised Elephant Bird Egg Is Displayed Ahead Of Auction At Christie's

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27: An employee at Christie's auction house examines a complete sub-fossilised elephant bird egg, next to a chicken's egg, on March 27, 2013 in London, England. The elephant bird egg is expected to fetch 30,000 GBP when it features in Christie's 'Travel, Science and Natural History' sale, which is to be held on April 24, 2013 in London. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27: An employee at Christie's auction house examines a complete sub-fossilised elephant bird egg, next to a chicken's egg, on March 27, 2013 in London, England. The elephant bird egg is expected to fetch 30,000 GBP when it features in Christie's 'Travel, Science and Natural History' sale, which is to be held on April 24, 2013 in London. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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March 27, 2013
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An employee at Christie's auction house examines a complete... News Photo 164713994Animal,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Auction,Bird,Chicken,Christie's,Egg,Elephant,England,Examining,Finish,Horizontal,House,Human Interest,London - England,Occupation,UK,WorkingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesLONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27: An employee at Christie's auction house examines a complete sub-fossilised elephant bird egg, next to a chicken's egg, on March 27, 2013 in London, England. The elephant bird egg is expected to fetch 30,000 GBP when it features in Christie's 'Travel, Science and Natural History' sale, which is to be held on April 24, 2013 in London. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)