The Roc (Elephant Bird) at MSU: Flightlessness, Gigantism, and Extinction
Type: Online Virtual Talk, Demo, Tour, or Performance
This demonstration will feature MSU's replica skeleton of the world's largest-ever bird, the extinct Elephant Bird Aepyornis maximus of Madagascar, and its egg, the largest of any animal. It will also showcase other flightless birds and the evolution of flightlessness, gigantism, and its relationship to extinction risk.
- Pamela Rasmussen, Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology, MSU
Ages: All Ages
- Plant and Animal Sciences
Time and Location
Date/Time: 4/20/2021 7:00 - 7:20 PM