Aepyornis, Elephant Bird, Eggshell, Madagascar

SIZE: 35-55mm (Range)

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Description

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Name: Aepyornis [Elephant Bird] Eggshell
Age: Pleistocene
Location Found: Madagascar

Aepyornis is a genus of aepyornithid, one of three genera of ratite birds endemic to Madagascar until their extinction sometime around AD 1000. The species A. maximus weighed up to 540 kilograms, and until recently was regarded as the largest known bird of all time.

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