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Aepyornis maximus

Aepyornis maximus Aves Aepyornithidae Holocene Africa Madagascar

Category:Non Dinosauria
Taxonomy:Aves: Aepyornithidae
Locality:Africa: Madagascar
Length:2.9 meters
Width:1 meters
Height:2.2 meters


Aepyornis, also known as elephant bird, was the world's largest bird, reaching 400 Kg in weight and a maximum raised head height of about 3 m. This flightless giant became extinct around 1000 years ago.The eggs have a length up to 34 cm.

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The model, made by fiberglass and mounting artificial eyes, are easy to assemble. Each step in the manufacturing process, from anatomical drawings to the finished 1:1 sculpture, are documented and made under strict supervision of palaeontologists.


Aepyornis maximus model
16200 EUR   (Convert)

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