Maori legend of man-eating bird is true

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Thu, Sep 17th, 2009 07:54 by capnasty NEWS

A Maori legend about a giant, man-eating bird has been confirmed by scientists.Te Hokioi was a huge black-and-white predator with a red crest and yellow-green tinged wingtips, in an account given to Sir George Gray, an early governor of New Zealand.

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