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Monster penguin find in Waipara, New Zealand

August 16, 2019 - General

A new species of giant penguin – about 1.6 metres tall – has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury.

Dr. Paul Scofield, senior curator natural history at Canterbury Museum, holds the fossil, a tibiotarsus, top, next to
 a similar bone of an Emperor Penguin in Christchurch, New Zealand. Scientists in New Zealand say they’ve
found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about…

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