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large crested arboreal game bird of warm parts of the Americas having long legs and tails

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Conservation status and habitat preferences of the cozumel curassow. The Condor, Washington, v.
Vicariant speciation of curassows (Aves, Cracidae): a hypothesis based on mitochondrial DNA phylogeny.
Separately, Berri received the Economy Minister of Curassow State Abdul Nasser Hakim and later on met with Scholar Sheikh Hassan Awad.
The species are: Speckled chachalaca (Ortalis guttata), Spix's guan (Penelope jacquacu), Blue-throated piping-guan (Pipilecumanensis), and Razor-billed curassow (Mitu tuberosum).
A Quichua Indian just came into camp with his blowgun and a curassow over his shoulder.
With 2,650 entries and 40 longer articles whose topics wander from the common to the exotic ("Apricot" to "Aquiboquil," "Bistro" to "Bitter Berries," "Cupcake" to "Curassow"), the general to the minutely specific (an entry on the subject of "Digestion" is immediately followed by another, on the "Dika Nut"), the scientific ("Botulism," "Curdling;' "Lactic Acid") to the culinary ("Deglazing" "Microwave Cooking" "Tartare"), national cuisines ("Ukraine" "Uruguay" "U.S.A") to particular dishes ("Kasha" "Upside Down Cake,' "Samosa"), and such miscellaneous subjects as "Fast Food" "Cannibalism," "Chewing Gum," and "Lent" the book is a constant source of wonder--to say nothing of wisdom and amusement.
Some of the more prized species such as curassow and tinamou have apparently increased in abundance in the Limbo area since the establishment of the Soberania National Park (J.
The Linhares-Sooretama block shelter several other threatened species both nationally and worldwide, such as the giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus Kerr, 1792), the tapir (Tapirus terrestris Linnaeus, 1758), the white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari Link, 1795), the thin-spined porcupine (Chaetomys subspinosus Olfers, 1818) and the red-billed curassow (Crax blumenbachii Spix, 1825), among several others.
Formerly, the Great Curassow was a common bird in the region, but in the last decades it has been extirpated from much of its former range due to constant illicit hunting and forest destruction (Schaldach & Escalante-Pliego 1997, Howell & Webb 1995) leaving the remnant populations confined to island forest patches on steepest slopes (Schaldach & Escalante-Pliego 1997).
During searches for tracks, we recorded 99 sets of different individuals belonging to 10 species previously identified as prey of jaguars (Aranda and Sanchez Cordero, 1996; Nunez et al., 2000; Rosas-Rosas et al., 2008), including the red brocket deer (Mazama americana), white-tailed deer, lowland paca (Cuniculus paca), raccoon (Procyon lotor), great curassow (Crax rubra), wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), nine-banded armadillo, collared peccary, and white-nosed coati.