GIANT PENGUIN ... Crossvallia waiparensis
The Guardian - 14 August 2019
A giant penguin that stood as tall as a person has been identified from fossil leg bones discovered by an amateur palaeontologist on New Zealand’s South Island.
LARGEST PARROT ... Heracles inexpectatus
The Guardian - 07 August 2019
Fossils of the largest parrot ever recorded have been found in New Zealand. Estimated to have weighed about 7kg (1.1st), it would have been more than twice as heavy as the kākāpo, previously the largest known parrot.
GIANT SUPER-OSTRICH ... Pachystruthio dmanisensis
Live Science - 27 June 2019
In life, the bird stood 11 feet (3 meters) tall and weighed more than 990 pounds (450 kilograms) — almost as much as a polar bear — making it one of the heaviest-known birds of all time, the researchers reported in a new study.
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