Argentavis facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsArgentavis magnificens
Temporal range: late Miocene, 8–6 mya
|Reconstruction of A. magnificens|
Incertae sedis (disputed)
Campbell & Tonni, 1980
Argentavis magnificens is one of the two largest flying birds ever discovered. This bird, sometimes called the Giant Teratorn, is an extinct species known from three sites from the late Miocene of central and northwestern Argentina, where a good sample of fossils have been obtained.
Currently accepted estimates:
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