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Tinamou, Tepui
 
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Scientific Name:
Crypturellus ptaritepui
Location(s):
Global, South America, Venezuela Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as fairly common at high elevations on Auyan-Tepui and probably more numerous than the small number of record suggest in other parts of its range (Hilty 2003). ...
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Wikipedia
This is a monotypic species.[ 3] All tinamou are from the family Tinamidae, and in the larger scheme are also Ratites. Unlike other Ratites, Tinamous can fly, although in general, they are not strong fliers. All ratites evolved from prehistoric flying birds, and Tinamous are the closest living relative of these birds.[ 4] ...
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