A spectacular egg of Elephant Bird, scientific name Aepyornis Maximum.
All the pieces that compose it are part of the same egg, there are no parts added from other eggs.
Aepyornis is an extinct giant bird lived in Madagascar until the 1700s. It could reach 3 m in height and weigh more than 500 kg. The eggs were approx. 30 cm high with a circumference of 70 cm at least.
Dimensions: 310x250x250 mm
Weight: 1960 g
- Extinct Elephant Bird Egg, re-constructed - all fragments of the same egg
- Scientific name
- Aepyornis Maximus
- Geological Period
- QUATERNARY-Pleistocene (0.01–2.58 million years)
- Good condition
- 310×250×250 mm
- 1960 g