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The elephant bird. But now, the ostrich is bigger because the elephant birds are extinct.

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Yes, elephant birds were much larger than moas. Moas were about 12 feet tall and weighed 500+ pounds. Elephant birds were over 10 feet tall, but weighed about 880 pounds!

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