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Fossilised moa droppings a window to the past

John Kerr posted in on October 2nd, 2013.

Bits of pollen, plant matter and DNA in fossilised moa poo offer clues to the giant birds’ eating habits.  A new study led by Landcare Research has carefully analysed 51 moa coprolites — fossilised faeces — excavated from a single rock overhang at Daley’s Flat in the Dart River Valley in the South Island. The […]

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