Fossil Found by Kids in New Zealand Turns Out to Be From 27 Million-Year-old Giant Penguin

Published Sep 24 2021 at 3:27 PM GMT
  • The remains of a giant prehistoric penguin were discovered fossilized on a beach on New Zealand, delighting a group of young students, and filling in gaps in the fossil record at the same time.
  • The penguin would have stood 14 meters tall, while underwater it could stretch out to 16 meters, making it far larger.



  • Published Sep 24, 2021 3:27 PM GMT