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When the Time Traveller ventures into the future, he enters a symbolic realm, much like Moreau's island, or the atoll of the Aepyornis, or, indeed, the primitive landscape of prehistoric Britain.
39 On which island did the extinct bird Aepyornis, 10 feet high and laying two-gallon eggs, live?
Madagascar's Aepyornis Maximus, extinct in the 16th century, was once the largest bird in the world.
As a matter of fact, another of Quammen's favourite examples is the extinction of the gigantic elephant birds of Madagascar, Aepyornis maximus.