The largest flightless bird ever to have walked the earth may have weighed up to 600 kilograms, but recent research has shown its skull had little room for a brain.
- The Dromornis stirtoni stood up to 3 metres tall and weighed up to 600 kilograms
- Five skulls of the animal were scanned with CT technology as part of a research project
- The world heritage-listed Riversleigh fossil site was “crucial” to the research
Lead author of a recent study and Flinders University researcher, Warren Handley,…