Posts Tagged ‘eggs’

The Largest Egg in the World

June 1, 2020

The largest egg in the world is in the ornithology collection of Chicago’s Field Museum. Curator John Bates explains in this Atlas Obscura video. It was laid by a 9 foot tall, 1600 lb. Aepyornis maximus or Elephant Bird, now extinct.


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Urban Eggs

January 8, 2013

Urban Eggs

Backyard Chickens are the new status symbol in hipster neighborhoods and upscale suburbs, a way to have pretty feathered pets and go green with local, fresh organic eggs. What’s not to like? Okay, aside from the noise and the odors and the expense and the cats and the authorities and the parasites and the thieves and  Avian Flu?