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Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 9-26-2018 | 4 comments
A gargantuan species of ostrich-like elephant bird from Madagascar was thought to the largest that ever lived.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 9-13-2018 | 13 comments
The elephant bird, along with some of Madagascar's other megafauna, went extinct around 1,000 years ago.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 4-25-2013 | 15 comments
The partly fossilized elephant bird egg was snapped up at a London auction for double its estimate.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 12-20-2010 | 14 comments
Sir David Attenborough has returned to Madagascar to discover what happened to the elephant bird.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 3-13-2010 | comments
For the first time scientists have succeeded in extracting DNA from the eggshells of extinct birds.