Dinornis novaezealandiae Owen, 1843. Giant moa, skeleton; AU6393

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Dinornis novaezealandiae Owen, 1843. Giant moa, skeleton

About this object

Well preserved bones leg bones and skull of New Zealand's largest species of Moa, this specimen is likely to be a female which were much larger than males. From a limestone cave at Waitomo, North Island, New Zealand. These bones are no more than a few thousand years old.

Object Type

Fossil

Object number

AU6393

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