ERIC Number: EJ203837
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Where Have the Moas Gone? A Case Study of Animal Extinction.
Lang, Anna J.
Journal of Geography, v78 n2 p50-55 Feb 1979
Discusses systematics, ecology, and distribution of New Zealand's moas (flightless birds). Presents two theories of extinction: environmental catastrophe and human impact. Concludes that some moa species survived the Pleistocene epoch and primitive man completed the extinction process. (CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand