Extinct NZ Giant Parrot species described

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Extinct NZ Giant Parrot species described

Postby Michael Szabo » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:40 am

Fossils of the largest parrot ever recorded have been found in New Zealand. Estimated to have weighed about 7kg, it would have been more than twice as heavy as the kākāpo according to a new study.

Link to story: https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... expectatus

Link to paper: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/ ... M.facebook
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