New sphenisciform fossil further resolves bauplan of extinct giant penguins

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New Zealand is a key area for understanding the diversity of the extinct penguins and has even revealed the existence of ‘giant’ penguin species (larger than living penguins). A new study describes a remarkably complete giant penguin skeleton from the Oligocene, Kawhia Harbour in the North Island of New Zealand.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191108162556.htm">Science Daily</a>

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