Aepyornithidae love

Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Struthioniformes — the extinct elephant birds.

Etymologies

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Aepyornis +‎ -idae

Examples

  • These included several species of elephant birds (Aepyornithidae), including the world’s largest bird species (Aepyornis maximus), a giant tortoise, and several species of lemurs most of which were large bodied species, some larger than female gorillas today.

    Madagascar subhumid forests

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