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Moas went extinct due to over-hunting

March 31st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A new study carried out by an international team of scientists has revealed that New Zealand’s Moas, giant flightless birds,


Ancient stork tracks found in Japan

May 19th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

2,400-year-old bird tracks belonging to a stork have been found in Osaka Prefecture in Japan. The tracks, discovered in the


Extinct bird brains reconstructed

January 6th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Using a CT scanner, researchers are reconstructing the brains of ancient birds in order to better understand the evolution of



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