Now that's a penguin

Model of five-foot-two-inch-tall giant penguin, compared to an average-height woman (via Canterbury Museum) Scientists discovered a monster penguin that roamed the Oceanic country some 60 million years ago. Crossvallia waiperensis is one of the world’s oldest known penguin species—and one of the largest. Towering over the […] The post Human-Sized Penguin Fossils Uncovered in New Zealand appeared first on Geek.com.

Now that's a penguin

Prehistoric giant had a close Antarctic relative.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Cosmos Magazine

1.6-metre penguin fossil discovered in New Zealand

The fossilised remains of a huge penguin almost the size of an adult human have been found in New Zealand's South Island, scientists say. ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from ABC Science

'Human-sized penguin' lived in New Zealand

The animal, dubbed "monster penguin" by Canterbury Museum, stood around 1.6m (5ft 3in) tall.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from BBC News

Giant penguin fossil found in New Zealand

The fossilised remains of a huge penguin almost the size of an adult human have been found in New Zealand's South Island, scientists announced Wednesday.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

Fossil Friday: leg bones lead to extinct giant penguin in New Zealand

New Zealand isn't a stranger to extinct big birds.

Fri 16 Aug 19 from ZME Science

Giant 'human-sized' monster penguin remains discovered in New Zealand

Scientists have identified a new species of giant penguin from fossils discovered in New Zealand.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from FOXNews

Human-sized 'monster penguin' may have weighed more than 175 pounds - CNET

Thanks a lot, scientists, for finding this fossil and destroying our Hollywood images of cutie-wooty little penguins.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Nah or Aww? Human-Size Penguins Once Waddled Across New Zealand

A fossil discovery has added another entry to the list of comically large New Zealand birds: a 5-foot-tall penguin.Read more...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Gizmodo

Human-Sized Penguin Fossils Uncovered in New Zealand

Model of five-foot-two-inch-tall giant penguin, compared to an average-height woman (via Canterbury Museum) Scientists discovered a monster penguin that ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Geek.com

Newly described giant extinct penguin and parrot once lived in New Zealand

Millions of years ago, giant birds roamed ancient New Zealand. There was the moa, an extinct flightless bird, thought to weigh up to 230 kilogram (510 pounds). Then there was the now-extinct ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Mongabay.com

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