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Kairuku
Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Kairuku-figure-9.jpg
An artist's illustration of Kairuku waitaki
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Sphenisciformes
Family: Spheniscidae
Genus: Kairuku
Ksepka, Fordyce, Ando & Jones, 2012
Type species
Kairuku waitaki
Ksepka, Fordyce, Ando & Jones, 2012
Referred species
  • Kairuku grebneffi
    (Ksepka, Fordyce, Ando & Jones, 2012)
  • Kairuku waitaki
    (Ksepka, Fordyce, Ando & Jones, 2012)

Kairuku is an extinct genus of giant penguin. It contains two species, Kairuku grebneffi and Kairuku waitaki. This taxon is known from bones from 27 MYA (late Oligocene), from the Kokoamu Greensand Formation of New Zealand.

In the MediaEdit

800px-Kairuku Dossier

Ark: Survival Evolved Kairuku

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