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Ice Age Village... Archaeopteryx verde

Ice Age Village... Archaeopteryx verde

The giant moa, a flightless bird that stood up to ten feet tall, was hunted to extinction (second half of the 14th century AD) endemic to New Zealand, over-hunted by Maori they became extinct

The first colonial period is also known as the Moa Hunter period. This large flightless bird was hunted to extinction within 100 years

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Moa  Second only in weight to the extinct elephant bird of Madagascar, the largest moa was the tallest bird on earth, with the top of its back 6 feet above the ground.  Moa were dominant herbivores in an environment dominated by birds. Its only predator was Haasts eagle. Fourteen species of moa were hunted to extinction  during the 13th and 14th centuries, immediately after the first human settlement of New Zealand. It was the fastest known extermination of a whole fauna of large animals.

North Island Giant Moa - now known by the binomial Dinornis novaezealandiae. This was the largest of the Giant Moas, and lived at the same time as the first New Zealanders. A large man would have been.

taxidermy reconstruction of the Dodo bird, which died out sometime in the second half of the 17th century.

taxidermy reconstruction of the Dodo bird, which died out sometime in the second half of the century.

Moa Skeletons, From left to right: South Island Giant Moa (Diornis robustus), Upland Moa (Megalapteryx didinus), Mantell's Moa (Pachyonis geranolds), Heavy-Footed Moa (Pachyornis elephantopus). Auckland Museum, New Zealand

Moa Skeletons, From left to right: South Island Giant Moa (Diornis robustus)…

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