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Tango0116 Mar 2017 8:59 p.m. PST

"The fossil was found by amateur fossil collector Leigh Love in the Waipara Greensand at Waipara River, Canterbury Province, New Zealand.

It was analyzed by a team of paleontologists from Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand, and the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt, Germany.

According to the researchers, the new find is one of the oldest penguin fossils in the world.

"Together with the fossils of the recently discovered penguin-like bird Waimanu manneringi, the new specimens are the earliest published penguin remains," they said…"
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cloudcaptain16 Mar 2017 9:24 p.m. PST

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Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP17 Mar 2017 6:41 a.m. PST

I sooooooo need giant penguins for prehistoric scenarios.

Tango0117 Mar 2017 10:03 a.m. PST

(smile)


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GarrisonMiniatures Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member17 Mar 2017 11:38 a.m. PST

If they ever find evidence of six foot tall blind albino penguins in Antarctica I'm going to start worrying…

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian17 Mar 2017 2:04 p.m. PST

agreed

Tango0118 Mar 2017 10:19 a.m. PST

Ha…Ha…Ha… (smile)


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Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP18 Mar 2017 2:16 p.m. PST

SPI's Swords & Sorcery has giant killer penguins. Very dangerous. Sadly, they were part of an event card, if memory serves, there was no counter for them. NATO doesn't have an APP-6 symbol for penguins.

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