The sub-fossil bones of this extinct bird were collected by Captain W Setten of Exmouth. Between 1877-87 he commanded ‘Pleiades’ which was a ship involved with New Zealand emigrant trade. It sailed roughly once a year with a one way journey taking about 95 days. we do not know to which species of moa these bones belonged. These bones are from a tibia. The longer of the two clearly shows the honeycomb structure inside the bone. This indicates that these bones belong to a massive bird and not a mammal.