Place of Origin: It was endemic to New Zealand
Weight: 500+ lbs.
Body size: 12 ft.
Top speed: 4.5 mph
Habitat: This moa lived on the North Island of New Zealand, and lived in the lowlands (shrublands, grasslands, dunelands, and forests)
- The tallest birds to ever exist. They belong to the moa family and are characterized by quite dramatic sexual dimorphism, with the females being significantly larger than the males
Annual Cost of Care
Though the Dinornis is extinct, by adopting this animal your donation will go toward providing for the daily cost of care for wildlife that lives at Aikman Wildlife Adventure.