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Articles related to moa

Browse: Moa Diet Fits the Bill
Feature: A Solid Grip on the Moa Extinction
Were humans responsible for the extinction of New Zealand’s moa, or were they already in decline?
DNA analysis of moa bones
Feature: DNA Points to Human Role in Moa Extinction
A new study of ancient DNA has revealed that New Zealand’s giant flightless moa were well-adapted to deal with the effects of climate and habitat change, leaving only overhunting and habitat destruction by humans as reasons for their extinction
What came first: the kiwi or its enormous egg? Credit: Rod Morris Photography
Feature: Flight of the Kiwi
How did large flightless birds such as emus, ostriches and kiwis disperse around the globe? Surprisingly, it seems they flew everywhere.
Browse: Moa Affected Plant Evolution