This ancient order contains the worlds largest birds and
contained the largest ever living bird. The Moa only disappeared from New Zealand a
few years before White settlers arrived. There are now only three families included and
ten species. A group of record breakers the ostrich is the largest living bird and
lays the largest egg and the kiwi lays the largest egg in relationship to its body weight.
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