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. 


  1. Wow never heard of this creature!

  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.

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

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

  6. The Sandrabullockornis? Never heard of.

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