This week in the magazine, Ian Parker writes about the British paleontologist Julian Hume, an expert on the dodo, a large, flightless bird that once lived on the island of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean. The bird became extinct in the seventeenth century, before photography was invented. To create the photographs presented here, the artist Harri Kallio took life-size models of the dodo to Mauritius and recreated scenes of the bird in its native surroundings. Kallio’s work appears courtesy of the artist and the Bonni Benrubi Gallery.
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