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Argentine fossil points to largest ever bird

Posted on Friday, 27 October, 2006 | Comment icon 3 comments

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"A curious teenager in Argentina has discovered the fossil skull of the biggest bird ever found a swift, flightless predator 10 feet tall that pursued its prey across the steppes of Patagonia 15 million years ago, researchers at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County announced Wednesday."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by sourpatchkid on 27 October, 2006, 18:39
thats cool. but i bet it still had those creepy vacant bird eyes. birds are creepy.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Ravinar on 28 October, 2006, 3:34
they should name this thing after the boy who found it. it is his discovery after all
Comment icon #3 Posted by Eu_citzen on 30 October, 2006, 17:49
wow... don't like to have such a beast as my pet

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