Titanis

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Titanis
Temporal range: Early to Late Pliocene
Titanis07DB.jpg
Reconstruction of Titanis
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Titanis

Brodkorb, 1963
Species:
T. walleri
Binomial name
Titanis walleri
Brodkorb, 1963

Titanis was a prehistoric flightless bird. Its name means 'giant'. Titanus was a genus of terror birds (the Phorusrhacidae). They were dominant land carnivores in South America through much of the Cainozoic.