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Human-sized 'monster penguin' unearthed in New Zealand fossil find

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A prehistoric penguin around the size of a person has been discovered in New Zealand. The fossilised bones of a "monster penguin" — that's according to Canterbury Museum — were found in North Canterbury, north of Christchurch, in 2018, by Leigh Love, an amateur palaeontologist. The remains indicate that Crossvallia waiparensis was about 1.6 metres tall (5 feet, 3 inches) — nearly as tall as the...

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