Giant moa

Toe bones of the giant moa. From the collection of Dr John Teschemaker of Exmouth. Donated in 1869.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Common Name
giant moa
Simple Name
fossil: bird, moa
Period Classification
Pleistocene (2.6 mya - 10,000 years)

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Dinornis giganteus (Owen): DINORNITHIDAE: giant moa: ungual phalanges