This Extinct Eagle Might Have Swallowed Its Stomach Like a Vulture

At Craigmore Station in Canterbury, New Zealand, an old Maori painting graces the limestone ledge of a cave. The painted bird of prey, thought to depict an extinct eagle, gives the cave its name: Te Ana Pouakai, or Eagle’s Cave. But it wasn’t just any bird – it could be a Haast’s eagle, with a […]