was discovered at the Gieseltal site in Germany and Northern America. They were meat eaters, scavenges and hunters. they were approximately 1.75m tall and were considered one of the largests animals of there time. They had large beaks for crushing bones and nuts aswell as a means of sexual display. Due to there size they were considered ambush hunters and lived in thick forests, and were considered the top predators of the Eocene time period. In Northern America the same bird occured called Diatryma
, however it was taller (2m). there closests relatives were the Rallidae family, eg moorhens. construction of power point presentation.
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