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Elephant bird egg nets $101,813 at auction

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Associated Press/March 27, 2013 Christie's scientific specialist James Hyslop poses for photographs with a sub-fossilized pre-17th century Elephant Bird egg at the auction house's premises in London.

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Christie's auction house said Wednesday that the foot-long, nearly nine-inches in diameter egg fetched $101,813. It was sold to an anonymous buyer over the telephone after about 10 minutes of competitive bidding.
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