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Re: Gargantuavis neck vertebra

 Giant animals tend to be less diverse species wise, and the Nemegt
 sauropod remains were from the same formation, so the probablity that
 the Nemegt titanosaurs are from one species is a higher than for much
 smaller bird remains from differing sediments. As has been noted,
 there were 9 moa species just recently on wee islands, one
 proboscidean each in Africa and Asia.

How many proboscidean species you recognize in Africa depends -- surprise, surprise -- on your species concept. Many people nowadays distinguish the savanna elephant (*Loxodonta africana*) from the forest elephant (*Loxodonta cyclotis*).

And what leads you to describe New Zealand as "wee"? The fact that it's smaller than Texas?!