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Object: Coastal Moa, Euryapteryx curtus

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Registration Number S.044281
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Dinornithiformes
Family Emeidae
Scientific name Euryapteryx curtus
Common / Maori name Coastal Moa
Section Fossil Vertebrates
A model of a female stout-legged moa created in 2006 by Izzat Design Limited for the Te Papa exhibition "Blood, Earth, Fire: Whangai, Whenua, Ahi Ka"; The Transformation of Aotearoa New Zealand".

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