Cockatoo featured in a 13th century book once owned by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. Photo: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana

13th century cockatoo images spark rethink on Australia-Europe trade history

The coloured drawings predate by 250 years what was previously believed to be the oldest European depiction of the bird

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Cockatoo featured in a 13th century book once owned by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. Photo: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
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