Preserved Megalapteryx (moa) foot, Natural History Museum.

The Frightening Discovery of the Mount Owen Claw

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Featured image:  Preserved Megalapteryx (moa) foot, Natural History Museum. (Wikimedia Commons)

The article ‘ The Frightening Discovery of the Mount Owen Claw ’ was originally published The Epoch Times and has been republished with permission.

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Can anyone blame the new Zealanders for killing this son of a bitch? This is a good example of why the conquer modus existed during these times both with human and animal kind ; it was kill or be killed !

Really? We, in the modern age, can't second guess what actually happened back then, but, examples of of over-hunting exist with discoveries of remains of Mammoths & the hunting parties that killed them-all over the Earth. It wasn't 'Kill, Or Be Killed', it was a ready supply of meat, a butcher shop on its feet. The mammoth was slow & could be caught in a pit, or surrounded. The Moa, prob'ly was also. Ostriches are rounded up using barricades,moved by hunters into a closed-end corral. Read up & inform yourself.

Moa is myth. These were Skeksis!

I'd like to think that as well, but they merged back with the urRu and dead Skeksis crumble to dust instantly, so.... no cigar I'm afraid.

yes ima eat it

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