Leg of an elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus)
- Height: 144,00 cm
- Width: 24,00 cm
- Length: 46,50 cm
Availability: 1 in stock
Origin: Southern Madagascar
The name elephant bird comes from Marco Polo from his book Rukh. Étienne de Flacourt, a French governor of Madagascar in the 1640s and 1650s described giant ostriches believed to have seen the elephant bird. This means that it was not yet extinct at that time.
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