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Kelenken is an extinct genus of giant flightless predatory birds of the family Phorusrhacidae or "terror birds". Prehistoric Wildlife, Prehistoric Age, Prehistoric Creatures, Extinct Birds, Extinct Animals, J Park, Flightless Bird, Dinosaur Art, Prehistory

Kelenken and seriema (size comparison)

Kelenken is an extinct genus of giant flightless predatory birds of the family Phorusrhacidae or "terror birds".

The South Island Adzebill - Image from the series Extinct birds of New Zealand by Paul Martinson Extinct Birds, Extinct Animals, Animals Of The World, Animals And Pets, Pigeon Breeds, Forest Habitat, Curious Creatures, Sea Creatures, Animal Bones

Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa

Scientists have revealed the African origins of New Zealand's most mysterious giant flightless bird - the now extinct adzebill - showing that some of its closest living relatives are the pint-sized flufftails from Madagascar and Africa. Adzebill skeleton on display [Credit: Canterbury Museum, New Zealand] Led by the University of Adelaide, the research in the journal Diversity showed that among the closest living relatives of the New Zealand adzebills - which weighed up to 19 kilograms - are…

The turtle-jawed moa-nalo (Chelychelynechen quassus), a giant subfossil goose-duck of Hawai'i Extinct Birds, Extinct Animals, Rare Animals, Animals Images, Animals And Pets, Prehistoric World, Prehistoric Creatures, Living Fossil, Curious Creatures

Chelychelynechen quassus

Черепахочелюстный Моа-нало (Chelychelynechen quassus), также известный как большой гусь Кауаи — это один из видов Моа-нало, группы вымерших нелетающих крупных

When the Last of the Great Auks Died, It Was by the Crush of a Fisherman's Boot - Birds once plentiful and abundant, are the subject of a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum Extinct Birds, Extinct Animals, Great Auk, Zen, British Wildlife, Bird Illustration, Illustrations, History Museum, Science And Nature

ExtinctAnimals.org - Definition of Extinction and List of Extinct Species

Know what is extinction, what does it mean when a species goes extinct, facts and lists of extinct animals with pictures

The Guardian. 'Amazing' ancient seabird fossil found in New Zealand sparks rethink of bird's evolution Extinct Birds, Extinct Animals, Bird Bones, Living In New Zealand, Sea Birds, Canterbury, History Museum, Bird Species, The Guardian

'Amazing' ancient seabird fossil found in New Zealand sparks rethink of bird's evolution

Canterbury Museum says find overturns presumption pelagornithids evolved in northern hemisphere

A Kiwi artist has resurrected two extinct native birds using cutlery, hot water cylinders and horse shoes. Abstract Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Metal Sculptures, Scrap Metal Art, Found Art, Bald Eagle, Glass Art, Horse Shoes

Sculptor crafts $125k extinct bird creation out of scrap metal

A Kiwi artist has resurrected two extinct native birds using cutlery, hot water cylinders and horse shoes.

A Kiwi artist has resurrected two extinct native birds using cutlery, hot water cylinders and horse shoes. Abstract Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Metal Sculptures, Scrap Metal Art, Found Art, Art Archive, Bald Eagle, Buy Art

Sculptor crafts $125k extinct bird creation out of scrap metal

A Kiwi artist has resurrected two extinct native birds using cutlery, hot water cylinders and horse shoes.

A collection of bird bones sat idly in lab storage for more than a decade, believed to be the remains of an ancient eagle. Little did scientists know what was hiding in the fossils - a "Squawkzilla. Bird Bones, Extinct Birds, Ostriches, Flightless Bird, Prehistoric Animals, Science And Nature, Natural History, Biology, Mammals

World’s largest parrot was a metre tall and lived 19 million years ago

Palaeontologists working in New Zealand have discovered the first evidence of giant parrots, which they believe weighed 7 kilograms and lived 19 million years ago