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South Island giant moa; AV15026

South Island giant moa, AV15026
Name/Title
South Island giant moa
About this object
Complete skeleton of South Island giant moa, Dinornis robustus. The giant moa was one of the tallest birds ever known, at around three metres when their necks were extended and weighing up to 250 kg. They became extinct shortly after humans arrived in New Zealand.
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South Island giant moa, Canterbury Museum, AV15026, New Zealand
Object number
AV15026

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