The "Terror Bird"
What Gusto Looked Like
Gusto munched on all sorts of critters, eating whatever it could find. Its strong but small legs did not let Gusto run fast, so he adapted an ambushing style of catching food. Slowly, the large bird would sneak up on its prey. From a distance, he would spring and attack. This approach would make it a carnivore. Recent research may have given new insight into their diet. Gusto’s beak was built like one that may have been meant for cracking nuts and seeds, not chewing on flesh. Also, the Gastornis had blunted toes, unlike the vicious talons of more carnivorous species. The most recent study has labeled Gusto as a herbivore, or maybe even an omnivore.
Where Gusto Lived
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