Articles related to prehistoric birds
Prehistoric Birds A to Z - Dinosaurs - About.com
Profiles of the prehistoric birds that lived alongside--and succeeded--the dinosaurs.
Prehistoric Birds - Dinosaurs - About.com
Bird evolution commenced with the small, feathered theropods of the Jurassic period, and after these dinosaurs went extinct, birds spread to fill every available ...
Prehistoric Bird Pictures - Dinosaurs - About.com
Pictures, illustrations and photographs of prehistoric and extinct birds, ranging from Archaeopteryx to the Passenger Pigeon.
Thunder Bird (Dromornis) - About.com Prehistoric Birds
Unlike these other giant birds of prehistoric times, which (because of their lack of natural defenses) succumbed to hunting by early human settlers, the Thunder ...
Elephant Bird (Aepyornis) - About.com Prehistoric Birds
At 10 feet tall and close to half a ton, Aepyornis was certainly one of the biggest prehistoric birds of all time; its eggs alone were over 100 times bigger than ...
Dinornis (Giant Moa) - About.com Prehistoric Birds
Although Dinornis (also known as the Giant Moa) wasn't the heaviest prehistoric bird that ever lived--that honor belongs to Aepyornis, or the Elephant Bird--it ...
Andalgalornis - About.com Prehistoric Birds
As "terror birds"--the oversized, flightless apex predators of Miocene and Pliocene South America--go, Andalgalornis isn't quite as well known as Phorusrhacos ...
Argentavis - About.com Prehistoric Birds
A prehistoric bird the size of Argentavis presents some difficult issues, chief of which is how it managed to launch itself off the ground and keep itself in the air.
Pelagornis - About.com Prehistoric Birds
One of the enduring mysteries of natural history is why the flying prehistoric birds of the Cenozoic Era never quite matched the size of the pterosaurs, or flying ...
Dodo Bird - About.com Prehistoric Birds
For hundreds of thousands of years, beginning in the Pleistocene epoch, this squat, plump, flightless, turkey-sized prehistoric bird grazed contentedly on the ...