Reddit AMA with me by Tyler Cowen March 7, 2017 at 2:36 pm in Philosophy Hi Tyler, When asked if they would rather fight a horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses, many people say they would be more scared of a horse-sized duck. My question to you is, duck-sized horses, over-rated or under-rated? [–]TylerCowen[S] 19 points 7 hours ago Not a great danger. Remember all those large birds that used to roam around New Zealand? Where are they today? Hunted and eaten by the Maori. The small horses could nip at your heels, however. Here is the whole thing.