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Great auk egg

Great auk egg

C010/8589

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NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Great auk (Pinguinus impennis) egg. This is William Bullock's great auk egg, held at the Natural History Museum at Tring, UK. This flightless bird inhabited the north Atlantic, breeding on rocky islands. It became extinct in the 19th century, with the last sightings made in the 1840s. For the full collection and more information, see the museum caption cards in image C010/8595.

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