Diatryma, a gentle herbivore?

Footprints believed to have been made by the giant bird Diatryma indicate that it was a “gentle herbivore” and not a fierce carnivore.



P.S. Note, the title of the original paper (Giant Eocene bird footprints from Northwest Washington, USA) gives no indication of *what* is the significance of the footprints, a similar case that was discussed in Kurten club during Mikko’s last news flash…