In New Zealand .. found the remains of the largest penguin
Scientists from Greenwich (USA) found on the coast of New Zealand the remains of the largest penguin that lived on Earth millions of years ago.
The Journal of Paleontology points out that this huge penguin once lived on the planet and is the largest penguin discovered by scientists so far.
According to the researchers, “Recent fossil discoveries in New Zealand have shown amazing diversity in the penguin group. The new penguin is one of the largest penguin species ever to have lived on Earth, Kumimanu fordycein.”
According to preliminary estimates of scientists, this huge penguin weighed 154 kilograms and lived on Earth 50 million years ago. Of course, this penguin, like his descendants, could not fly. But, according to scientists, he could dive better and maintain body temperature longer in severe frost.