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Re: New Zealand's Giant Eagle Showed Rapid Size Gain

John Bois wrote:

Is that the giant chicken?

Do you mean the giant putative megapode _Sylviornis neocaledoniae_. There was a relative on Fiji, _Megavitiornis altirostris_, also very large and also very extinct. The latter's jaws were a lot like those of the unrelated _Diatryma_.