Replica Moa Skull

SKU: TQ-151
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The moa, now extinct, was a large flightless bird native to New Zealand. Fossils moa remains date back to 2.4 million years, but only recently became extinct in the 1600's. Scientist have found remains from 11 different species of moa that rang in size from 20 to 250 kg (44 to 551 lb). The largest moa species ( Dinornis giganteus ) stood 2 meters (6 feet) tall at the shoulder.
Skull Length: 16cm (6.2in)
Origin: New Zealand


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catalog type Catalog Product
skeleton type Skull
common class Birds
scientific class Aves
scientific order Struthioniformes
scientific family Dinornithidae
scientific genus Pachyornis
scientific species elephantopus