Diatryma and Human


Diatryma was a genus of prehistoric birds. Diatryma were large flightless birds that had heavy legs and very small wings.

Fun Facts

It has often been depicted as a predator of small mammals; however, evidence might suggest them as herbivores that fed on tough plant material and seeds.

Conservation Status


Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year would be $1,000.

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