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The fossilised bone of a giant flying turkey (top) as compared with that of a regular turkey (bottom). The megapode birds lived during the Pleistocene era, between 1.6 million and 10,000 years ago. | AFP | Manila Bulletin

Giant flying turkey once roamed Australia

By Agence France-Presse A giant, flying turkey as tall as a kangaroo once roamed Australia, paleontologists said Wednesday, after an analysis of fossils and bones…