8 Oct 2009

The Moa Man

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:10 pm on 8 October 2009

What did we do to the moa? Just how much did humans contribute to the big bird's demise? Those are the questions researchers hope to answer with a new study. Otago University anthropologist Chris Jacomb received $777,000 to investigate the impact human settlement had on moa populations more than 800 years ago.