April 24

An Elephant Bird Egg,
Madagascar, Pre-17th Century at Christie's Auction House. (Photo credit: Christies.com)

Eggs-treme: Christie’s auctions super-sized egg

LONDON (AP) — It’s a foot long, nearly nine inches in diameter, and would once have made a really, really, big omelet. Christie’s is hoping buyers will be scrambling to take a crack at this natural wonder, a massive fossilized egg laid by a now-extinct elephant bird.



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