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The Oxford Dodo. Seeing more than ever before: x-ray micro-CT scanning, specimen acquisition and provenance

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The Oxford Dodo (Raphus cucullatus) has been in the collections of the University of Oxford since 1683, first in the Ashmolean Museum and latterly in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Prior to this the specimen was part of the collections of the Tradescants, father and son, and likely acquired between 1634 and 1656, in the Musæum Tradescantianum in what is now Vauxhall, south London. It has been thought probable that this specimen was once the live bird recorded in London by Sir Ha...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/08912963.2020.1782396

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Natural History Museum
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5141-1577
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Historical Biology Journal website
Volume:
33
Issue:
10
Pages:
2247-2255
Publication date:
2020-07-12
Acceptance date:
2020-06-09
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EISSN:
1029-2381
ISSN:
0891-2963
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1113084
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pubs:1113084
Deposit date:
2020-06-18

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