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The world’s rarest skeleton stands on four legs once again

Using cutting-edge technology, the world’s rarest skeleton – a South African extinct zebra called a quagga – has regained its missing hind limb.

The Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL is nearing the end of a major project to restore 39 of their largest and most significant skeletons to their former glory. The main focus of the project, named Bone Idols: Protecting our Iconic Skeletons, has been the Museum’s quagga specimen – which is one of only seven quagga skeletons to survive globally. (more…)

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