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The remains of a giant goose was found by the paleontologists in Italy

Останки гигантского гуся обнаружили палеонтологи в ИталииThat goose was pushing him threatening animals, indicates carpal bone.

In Italy paleontologists excavated and revealed the remains of a goose gigantic dimensions.

Such animals lived in the southern and Central parts of the country.

The study was conducted by specialists of the University of Turin detail research work reported in the publication New Scientist. Giant bird lived on Earth approximately 6-9 million years ago. It had grown to a height of five feet, and weight were 22 kilograms.

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Garganornis ballmanni, apparently, was the largest representative of the family of ducks, geese and swans. Thanks to its respectable dimensions, the goose was able to store food and to fight for the right to inhabit a small area. Thus, his wings serve him not for flight, but for the sake of self-defense – ancient feathered participated in fights.

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That goose was pushing him threatening animals, indicates carpal bone. As reported by Julian Hume (Julian Hume), an employee of the natural history Museum in London, the bone was covered with a rough skin, therefore, performs the function of a really reliable weapon.

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