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The penguin, Kairuku grebneffi, lived 27 million years ago in New Zealand and stood nearly 5 feet tall. | Chris Gaskin/Geology Museum, University of Otago
Animals

Ancient Penguin Weighed 130 Pounds

The hefty penguin lived about 27 million years ago and weighed up to 130 pounds.

February 27, 2012
3:00 AM EST

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