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

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27: A complete sub-fossilised elephant bird egg sits next to a chicken's egg, in Christie's auction house 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: A complete sub-fossilised elephant bird egg sits next to a chicken's egg, in Christie's auction house 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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