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Re-constructed Elephant Bird Egg, Aepyornis Maximus, Compared In Size Against Os ...

Re-constructed Elephant Bird Egg, Aepyornis Maximus, Compared In Size Against Os ...

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Description: Re-constructed Elephant Bird Egg, Aepyornis maximus, compared in size against Ostrich Egg. Fort Dauphin, Madagascar, a giant, flightless ratite native to Madagascar, has been extinct since at least the 17th century. Aepyornis was one of the world’s largest birds, believed to have been 3 metres (10 ft) tall and weighing close to half a ton – 400 kilograms (880 lb), The Ostrich is the largest bird on earth alive

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