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Related to Dinornis: Dinornis giganteus, Dinornithidae, Dinornithiformes
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Synonyms for Dinornis

type genus of the Dinornithidae: large moas

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The team's studies of 30 adult Dinornis specimens suggest that all of those from New Zealand's North Island are genetically identical.
What's behind the dramatic size differences that led investigators to suggest several Dinornis species?
Overall, Dinornis moas exhibit a difference between the sexes in average size and weight that outranks that of all other birds and probably that of any terrestrial animal, says Cooper.