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Elephant bird

Order: Aepyornithiformes
Family: Aepyornithidae

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Madagascar 2013

Elephant bird egg

elephant bird egg

Centre Valbio
Ranamafana
July 16, 2013

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Madagascar 2007

Elephant bird egg

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Egg of extinct ratite
possibly Aepyornis maximus
August 15, 2007

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The Darwin Safari 2007

Elephant bird egg - Natural History Museum

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This egg is humongous even in comparison with an ostrich egg. The egg is from an extinct species of birds that inhabited Madagascar.
Natural History Museum, England

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Big bird

big bird egg
Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)
Tsimbazaza Museum
Antananarivo, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Bob with elephant bird egg

" Bob with elephant bird egg

Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)
Diego Suarez, Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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vanga
Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)
Tsimbazaza Museum
Tana, Madagascar
June 21, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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Bob with elephant skeleton

" Bob with elephant bird egg

Elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)
Museum, Tsibazaza, Tana, Madagascar
July 7, 2016
Canon rebel T5i

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created: January 12, 2014 (from rhea.html page)
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