Fossil of human-sized penguin found


WHO DOESN’T LOVE PENGUINS? BUT WHAT IF THEY WERE THE SIZE OF HUMANS? DASH: ABOUT 56 MILLION YEARS AGO, THAT WAS THE CASE. RESEARCHERS AT CANTERBURY MUSEUM IN NEW ZEALAND SAY THEY HAVE THE PENGUIN THAT STOOD MORE THAN FIVE FEET TALL… AND WEIGHED UP TO 175-POUNDS. BRIG: AN AMATEUR PALEONTOLOGIST DISCOVERED ITS BONES LAST YEAR NEAR CHRISTCHURCH. NEW ZEALAND MAY HAVE TO CHANGE IT’S NAME TO “ISLAND NATION OF GIANT DINOSAUR BIRDS.” DASH: FOSSILS FROM THE WORLD’S LARGEST PARROT, A GIANT EAGLE AND A HUGE BAT WERE ALSO FOUND THERE. HOWARD: THANKS FOR WATCHING THE KHON2 NEWS AT 5. BRIGETTE: HAWAII’S WORLD REPORT WITH JOE MOORE STARTS NOW.

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