It wasn’t a bird, nor a plane. It would’ve been a grey kangaroo-sized giant, flying turkey. A team of paleontologists from Flinders University have discovered the remains of five extinct megapodes – medium-to-large chicken-like birds with small heads – one being the giant flying turkey. All are relatives of today’s malleefowl, brush-turkeys and orange-footed scrubfowls.
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