Table 2 List of newly recognized elephant bird bones with perimortem anthropogenic modification and associated AMS radiocarbon dates.

USNM, National Museum of Natural History/Smithsonian Institution; MNHN, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (Paris); N/A, not available.

Specimen numberSpeciesElementLocationSample number14C age
(years B.P.)
Calibrated date
(years B.P.), ±2σ
USNM A605209*A. maximusTibiotarsusChristmas RiverUBA-315909428 ± 5310,721–10,511
USNM A605209*A. maximusTibiotarsusChristmas RiverHela-17749535 ± 7010,721–10,511
USNM A605208*A. maximusTarsometatarsusChristmas RiverN/ASee USNM A605209See USNM A605209
MNHN
MAD6768
Mullerornis sp.TibiotarsusLamboharanaUBA-297265597 ± 406,415–6,282 (93.6%)
MNHN
MAD1906-16-67
A. maximusTibiotarsusAmbolisatraOxA-335351297 ± 241,182–1,057 (93.7%)
MNHN
MAD6662
Mullerornis sp.TarsometatarsusUnknownUBA-197251296 ± 321,270–1,074 (95.4%)
MNHN MAD384Aepyornis
hildebrandti
TarsometatarsusAntsirabeN/AFailedFailed

*Same individual.