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Family Anhimidae

This family is restricted to South America where there are three species. They are apparently most closely related to the Magpie Goose. They are unusual in that the males possess a penis. Despite their large size they are rarely hunted because of unpalatable flesh.

 

Chauna torquata Crested Screamer

Chauna torquata Crested Screamer, Fort Worth Zoo IMG_1593.jpg

BIRD 1593 Chauna torquata Crested Screamer, Fort Worth Zoo

Chauna torquata Crester screamer captive FWZ-8147 low res.jpg

BIRD 8147 Chauna torquata Crested screamer captive

Chauna torquata Crested screamer captive FWZ-9156 low res.jpg

BIRD 8147 Chauna torquata Crested screamer captive

 

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