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Rare & Extinct Creatures - Moa & Elephant Bird

Giant flightless land birds as tall as called "Moas" (Dinornithidae "terrible birds" giganteus) by the Maori, who lived on the savannahs and forest fringes of New Zealand and surrounding islands.

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Ao longo dos anos, espécies raras vão desaparecendo do planeta por conta da ação menos cuidada do homem. Se alguns animais se extinguem por diferentes motivos, a verdade é que muitos outros desaparecem da superfície da Terra devido à caça praticada pelos humanos. Alterações de clima, desastres naturais, doenças desconhecidas ou, também...

Veja fotos de 15 animais que foram extintos nos últimos 250 anos

Photo of Cervus schomburgki, Schomburgk's Deer, from West Berlin Zoo, 1911

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Moa bird from New Zealand. (they're extinct, aren't they?

Giant Moa. Extinct When I was younger I hoped that I would find a Moa egg in the bush and be able too raise it and ride it to school. Imagine how I felt when I realised they were extinct.

Extinct When I was younger I hoped that I would find a Moa egg in the bush and be able too raise it and ride it to school. Imagine how I felt when I realised they were extinct.

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The Moa - a flightless bird, unique to New Zealand, that died out at the end of the century

What the landscape of Cerro de los Batallones in Spain may have looked like around 9 million years ago by Mauricio Antón

The fossilized fangs of saber-toothed cats hint at how the extinct mammals shared space and food with other large predators 9 million years ago.

The giant moa of New Zealand which apparently became extinct about 5 centuries ago stood, according to reproductions of their skeletons, as much as 12 feet tall.  They were flightless birds built for running. The giant moa belonged to a large family that ranged in size from the 12-foot giants down to small species about the size of turkeys.

North Island Giant Moa - now known by the binomial Dinornis novaezealandiae. This was the largest of the Giant Moas, and lived at the same time as the first New Zealanders. A large man would have been.

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Moa Moa The moa were eleven species Moa Moa were large flightless The Moa a Dinornithiform Strange sign about Moa Moa Stamps Moa Bones .

Moas were giant birds, the largest of them taller and heavier than today’s ostriches. - Top 10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals for Kids - Fun Facts for Kids

Top 11 Most Amazing Extinct Animals! “Extinct” is the word we use to describe species that used to exist, but don’t any longer. They can become extinct for many different reasons, including astrono…

How to measure yourself against extinct birds, 1906

Grew up to tall, weighed half a tonne. Laid the largest known eggs of any found, including those of dinosaurs. Lived on Madagascar until it's likely we scoffed their giant eggs.

On 7 September 1936, the death of the last officially recorded thylacine occurred at Hobart Zoo in Tasmania. A carnivorous marsupial, the thylacine was also known as the Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf. It is believed to have become extinct as a result of disease, the introduction of dogs in Tasmania and from being hunted by humans. Sightings of Tasmania tigers continue to this day but none have proved conclusive

Earth faces sixth ‘great extinction’ with of amphibians set to go the way of the dodo

Dodo Bird (Raphus cucullatus, † after 1690 AD, extirpated / extinct)

Dodo Bird (Raphus cucullatus, † after 1690 AD, extirpated / extinct)

Syrian wild ass, became extinct in 1927. This one was pictured in 1915 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Syrian wild ass, became extinct in This one was pictured in 1915 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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