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Re: The duck that ruled the world



At 10:00 PM 5/26/00 +0000, Ahmed al-Mahasa Sha'ad wrote:

It is a shame that they (moas, dromornids) are extinct. I suppose little mammals ate all the eggs.

Actually it was big mammals, of the species Homo sapiens. And it wasn't just the eggs: the eating of lots of adult females also contributed to their demise.


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