Wattled Curassow - Crax globulosa

Length 2.7-2.9 ft (81.3-88.9 cm)
Weight 88 oz (2494.8 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Endangered

The Wattled Curassow is found in the western Amazon Basin rainforests of South America. Males are mostly black except for the area between the legs and tail which is white. The crest is curled and a round red knob is found above the bill and a red wattle is found below the bill. Females are also black but the area between the legs and tail is rufous. They lack the bill knob and wattle but their bill is red with a black tip.

Not a lot is known about their diet but it is believed that they eat plant matter and small animals.

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