Los Mogotes, Cuba

Los Mogotes, Limestone Outcroppings, Cuba

Fossils of the world's largest owl were discovered in Los Mogotes in Cuba. The Cuban Giant Owl (Ornimegalonyx) stood about 3' 7" in height. It was flightless, or nearly flightless, and chased its prey on foot.

Mogotes, Cuba
December 5, 2014

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