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Prodigious Birds: Moas and Moa Hunting in New Zealand

By: A Anderson

280 pages, 40 b/w photos, 20 illus, 20 tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Oct 2003 | #145110 | ISBN: 0521543967
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Hardback | Feb 1990 | #5851 | ISBN: 0521352096
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About this book

This large flightless New Zealand bird was hunted into extinction by the Maori tribes before the arrival of the Europeans. Drawing on fossil, archaeological and ethnographical evidence, the author has produced a survey of the biology, ecology and demise of this bird.

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