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Photo Credit

Laurel Lamb, Curator, University of Arkansas Museum

Object Type

Aepyornis sp.

Date

Spring 5-1-2021

Description

Purchased in 1929 from Ward's Scientific Supply. Now extinct, elephant birds were the largest birds in history and only inhabited Madagascar. One elephant bird egg equaled approximately 160 chicken eggs.

Object Housed

University of Arkansas Museum

Object Accession Number

0050-0021-0001

Image Location

 
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