Meet Squawkzilla: a giant fossilised parrot our researchers found in NZ

Meet Squawkzilla: a giant fossilised parrot our researchers found in NZ.

If Bird of the Year was a thing 20 million years ago.... this would be your winner. Meet Squawkzilla, a giant fossilised parrot our researchers recently found in NZ.

Also known as Heracles inexpectatus, it was found in a fossil deposit well known for its rich assemblage of birds from the Miocene period.

Read more about the discovery: http://unsw.to/MeetSquawkzilla