News tagged with moa

Giant moa had climate change figured out

(Phys.org) -- An international team of scientists involving researchers from the University of Adelaide has used ancient DNA from bones of giant extinct New Zealand birds to show that significant climate and ...

Aug 06, 2012
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Thinnest eggs belonged to largest Moas

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a detailed online study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on August 30th, scientists investigate questions surrounding New Zealand's moa eggs and the result ...

Aug 31, 2010 weblog
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Bird molecules challenge to Moa's Ark theory

(PhysOrg.com) -- The so-called "Moa's Ark" theory - that New Zealand's animal and plant life has evolved largely untouched over 80 million years since the Gondwana supercontinent broke up - is being challenged ...

May 04, 2010
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