Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53643

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Galliformes
Family:Cracidae
Genus:Crax
Genus species:Crax sp.

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:75-112 cm
Identification:The currasow has either black or brown unpatterned plumage, and the sexes are dissimilar.
Habitat:Neotropics
Diet:Herbivore: fruit, leaves
Reproduction:The female alone incubates her 2-3 eggs.
Behavior:Most species are largely arboreal.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:There are 44 recognized species in this family.

Other Information

Geographic:South America Date:1965-10 Subjects:Currasow (unidentified)
upland ground bird
Crax
Cracidae
Galliformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/53643