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Great Curassow
(Crax rubra)

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Description - Male: Males are overall black with a yellow facial wattle and white underparts.

Description - Female: Females are dark brown overall with a black and white mottled head and crest.

Status in Captivity: One of the more frequently seen species of Cracids, the Great Curassow is well established in captivity.

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Bibliography and Further Reading

  • Delacour, J. & Amadon, D. 1973. Curassows and Related Birds. American Museum. Natural History, New York City, NY.


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