Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Fact of the Day: Demon Duck of Doom

About 15 million years ago in present-day Australia, there existed a flight-less bird known as the Bullockornis. Scientists believed it is closely related to modern-day ducks and geese. It was about the size of a horse or camel which is one of the reasons why it was nicked-named the Demon Duck of Doom. 

10 comments:

  1. Wow never heard of this creature!

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  2. Hahaha....that's a brilliant name!

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    1. I have heard of this creature of before the bible was written,
      so maybe it has not got the correct imprimatur???
      As I googled the so called duck/goose - if an Australian Naturalist says it existed, then I take that as FACT.
      There are certainly Bullock creeks scattered around Australia.
      I doubt if they were named after this creature of millions of years ago.
      Colin

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  4. Wow, never heard of that. That is one big bird

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  5. The earth has always been a laboratory of sorts, designing and then challenging countless creatures to see if they were capable of survival.

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  6. The Sandrabullockornis? Never heard of.

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  7. i've never heard of it...a duck the size of a horse is pretty scary

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