Great Curassow

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Great Curassow

The Great Curassow (Crax rubra) is found from the Southside of Mexico to West Ecuador. It prefers forested countries, in lowlands of both slopes. This large and robust animal is 91 cm (36 inches) in height and 4 kg in weight.

Matures males are glossy black with white belly, with legs grayish, yellow cere and bill dusky with pale tip. Females have a rufous body and wings, cere grayish and yellow bill. This species feeds on fruits, and lives in flocks of up to 6.

Common Name: Great Curassow
Scientific Name: Crax rubra
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