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Giant, Flightless Bird Once Roamed Arctic

The icy cold realm of the Arctic is not where one would expect to find giant birds, but researchers say they have confirmed the existence of a giant flightless bird that once roamed the area. Writing in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing say they confirmed the discovery based on a single, fossilized toe of the creature that lived 53 million years ago. The toe was originally found in the...

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