Dromornis stirtoni, illustrated by Brian Choo.

Flightless fowls of a far-flung nature

Not all fowl are chickens and ducks. Australia’s giant mihirungs (Dromornithidae) were flightless fowl that included some of the most massive birds in the world, such […]

Flo from Flores is not your mother

New research in Australia has found the tiny ‘hobbit’ people of Asia are not ancestors or even close relatives of modern humans. The most comprehensive study […]