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An Ancient Case of Mistaken Identity?

Credit: Peter Trusler

An image of a pair of Dromornis mihirungs to illustrate their enormous bills and great differences from waterfowl that these browsing herbivores show. Credit: Peter Trusler

By Trevor Worthy

The megafaunal bird Genyornis was six times larger than an emu. Why, then, was its egg the same size? Or was it?

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