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by • May 19, 2014 • Animals, BirdsComments Off on The biggest flying bird ever discovered.

The biggest flying bird ever discovered.

The largest known flying bird is the Argentavis (Argentavis magnificens). It was 1,26 m (4,13 ft) in length, about 2 m (6, 56 ft) in height, wingspan was 7 m (22,96 ft) and the mass approximately 78 kg (171,96 lb).

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This bird is an extinct species known from three sites from the late Miocene of central and northwestern Argentina. Sometimes it’s called the Giant Teratorn.

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