CT Scan of Albatross Brain (video) American Museum of Natural History Loading video... Caption This video shows the three-dimensional scan of an albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis) skull and brain endocast (shown in blue) taken with high-resolution X-ray computed tomography. The specimen is one of more than two dozen skulls of modern birds, early extinct birds, and closely related dinosaurs scanned for a recent study on "bird brains" led by the American Museum of Natural History. Credit ©AMNH/A. Balanoff Usage Restrictions Can be used with appropriate credit Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.