Field Museum Photo Archives

Fossil Friday. The Terror Bird were large carnivorous flightless birds, they were the largest species of apex predators in South America.
© The Field Museum, GEO79950.
Front view of Mesembriornis skeleton. 
8x10 cellulose acetate negative.
10/21/1940

Fossil Friday. The Terror Bird were large carnivorous flightless birds, they were the largest species of apex predators in South America.

© The Field Museum, GEO79950.

Front view of Mesembriornis skeleton.

8x10 cellulose acetate negative.

10/21/1940

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    This is actually Andalgalornis steuletti.
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    Can you picture this chasing you down on the plains of your nightmares?
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    look at the beak on that thing. O:
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    Ave del Terror
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