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Monster penguins the size of humans once roamed New Zealand

3 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Scientists in New Zealand have found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago.
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Scientists say monster penguins once swam in New Zealand oceans

Scientists say monster penguins once swam in New Zealand oceans

3 monthes ago   |   By ABC

They said the previously undiscovered species is believed to have stood about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighed up to 176 pounds.
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New Zealand Scientists Discover Fossilized Bones of Human-Sized ‘Monster Penguin'

3 monthes ago   |   By Time

Scientists in New Zealand say they've found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of a human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago.
They say the previously undiscovered species is believed to have stood about 1.6 meters tall and weighed up to 80 kilograms. It's believed to have been one of several species of giant penguins that thrived soon after dinosaurs died out. The findings were published this week in “Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology.”
Paul Scofield, a co-author and senior curator at the Canterbury Museum, says the...
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