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  • n. Any member of the Pelagornithidae.

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  • The fossil is the best-preserved cranium ever found of a pelagornithid, a family of large seabirds believed to have gone extinct some 3 million years ago, said Rodolfo Salas, head of vertebrate paleontology at Peru's National History Museum.

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  • The fossil found in Peru is the best-preserved cranium ever found from a pelagornithid, a species believed to have gone extinct some 3 million years ago, according to Rodolfo Salas, head of vertebrate paleontology at Peru's

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  • Described today (September 26) by Gerald Mayr, Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum, in the journal Palaeontology, the skull belongs to Dasornis, a bony-toothed bird, or pelagornithid, and was discovered in the London Clay, which lies under much of London, Essex and northern Kent in SE England.

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  • Bent Lindow spoke about the avian assemblage from the Eocene Lillebaelt Clay Formation of Denmark: it includes a pelagornithid, lithornithids, and a bizarre new taxon with a massive, hook-tipped bill.

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