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Here's what we've found about
the giant egg from the
Aepyornis maximus
( otherwise known as the Elephant Bird )
Aepyornis maximus skeleton An Aepyornis maximus skeleton
Archaeologists trying to find out whether the earliest human inhabitants of Madagascar ate Elephant Bird eggs
Aepyornis sketch from Sheffield
egg icon Reptile and bird egg size comparison
Artist's rendition of an aepyornis maximus bird icon

"H.G. Wells wrote a disturbing short story called 'Aepyornis Island' in 1894" -NR

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