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Genyornis Newtoni

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UC Merced study shows early human impacts on biodiversity
Human Activity Led To Genyornis newtoni's Extinction in Australia
A seven-feet-tall bird known as Genyornis newtoni dwelled in the Australian continent some 50,000 years ago. The researchers are claiming to have found strong evidence that human activities were responsible for the extinction of this bird that weighed ...
Dining remnants point to megafauna's end
While they found Genyornis newtoni eggshell fragments at approximately 1,000 sites, about 200 of these contained burnt and partially-burnt shells which clearly identified them as campsites where the eggs were cooked.
Earliest Ancestor of Biggest Bird Ever ID'd
“The largest stood two meters [6.6 feet] high at its back and reached well over three meters [9.8 feet] at the head.
Giant Bird Ancestor Dromornis Murrayi A Distant Relative Of Ducks
The giant birds lived until the Pleistocene era when the last species, Genyornis newtoni, died out likely about 50,000 years ago. Researchers have proposed that the Genyornis newtoni became extinct when humans – probably the earliest settlement in ...

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