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Dromornithidae

Dromornithidae (the dromornithids) were a clade of large, flightless Australian birds of the Oligocene through Pleistocene epochs. All are now extinct. They were ...

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The Dromornithidae, an extinct family of large ... - cloudfront.net
than a group of giant ground birds, the Dromornithidae, one member of ... entirely on post-cranial material, the Dromornithidae appear to be most closely related.
Genyornis eggshell (Dromornithidae; Aves) from the Late ...
Genyornis eggshell (Dromornithidae; Aves) from the Late. Pleistocene o f South Australia. A Icheringa 5, 133-140.
New material of Barawertornis tedfordi, a dromornithid bird from the ...
New fossil material of Barawertornis tedfordi (Aves: Dromornithidae) is described from. Oligo-Miocene deposits in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, ...
The extinct flightless mihirungs (Aves, Dromornithidae): cranial ...
ABSTRACT—Giant ffightless fowl (Aves, Dromornithidae) similar to the Northern ... (Aves, Dromornithidae): cranial anatomy, a new species, and assessment of ...
Does size variation in Genyornis newtoni (Aves, Dromornithidae ...
The Dromornithidae are an extinct Australian lineage of large flightless Anseriformes, the largest of which were comparable in size to Dinornis and the elephant ...

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Who killed off Australia's big birds?
A second recent paper, by Miller and colleagues, takes a closer look at the extinction of Genyornis, a two-metre- tall member of the Dromornithidae, that family of large flightless relatives of ducks and geese.
Earliest Ancestor of Biggest Bird Ever ID'd
Its Dromornis genus belonged to the Dromornithidae family of huge birds also known as "Mihirungs." “Mihirungs were giant flightless birds only found in Australia and are known only from fossils,” explained Worthy. “The largest stood two meters [6.
Giant Bird Ancestor Dromornis Murrayi A Distant Relative Of Ducks
Its genus was part of the Dromornithidae family of giant birds called “Mihirungs.” Mihirungs were huge flightless birds found only in Australia and studied only via fossil species. The largest among them was about 6.
Homem culpado pela extinção de animais gigantes na Austrália
Para além destes mamíferos havia ainda, dentro da classe reptiliana, um dos maiores lagartos do planeta a pisar terra, designado por Varanus priscus, para além de um grupo de aves gigantes, os Dromornithidae, que não voavam devido às suas ...
Giant Bird Became Extinct After Humans Ate Its Eggs

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Dromornithidae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dromornithidae (the dromornithids) were a clade of large, flightless Australian birds of the Oligocene through Pleistocene epochs. All are now extinct. They were ...
Dromornis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Family: †Dromornithidae. Genus: †Dromornis Owen, 1872. Species.
Dromornithidae - Mihirungs, the giant flightless birds of Australia
Dromornithidae - Mihirungs, the giant flightless birds of Australia. In Aboriginal legend of the people from western Victoria there is mention of a giant emu called  ...
Dromornis stirtoni - Australian Museum
Oct 26, 2015 The Dromornithidae, an extinct family of large ground birds endemic to Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics ...
Dromornis - Dinopedia - Wikia
Dromornis is an extinct genus of flightless bird of the family Dromornithidae, one of the...

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