One small moa bone.
The moa (dinornis maximus) bird was indigenous to New Zealand and is now extinct. It was a valuable food source for Maori. The Moa was up to 2.5 metres in height and there were twenty-four different species.
Read this excellent article to find out how the Moa came to be 're-discovered' in the mid 1800's. https://www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk/collections/collections-highlights/giant-moa-skeleton/
max dimension: 70mm
subject area: Social Science, Science
specific themes: History, Bird, New Zealand, Maori, Resources
handling collection number: HC88
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Read this excellent article to find out how the Moa came to be 're-discovered' in the mid 1800's. https://www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk/collections/collections-highlights/giant-moa-skele