Nandou

NANDOU

Rhea americana

This cousin of ostrich is the tallest bird of America. It does not fly but run very quickly and can reach 60 to 80 kph.

 

POIDS : 20 to 30 kg

FOOD : fruits, berries, seeds

THREATS : loss of habitat (conversion of grasslands for agriculture and cattle-ranching ), poaching (for meat, skin, fat, eggs, feathers)

RED LIST : Near Threatened

MORE INFO :

Family : Rheidae
Habits : gregarious
EggLaying : 10 – 20 eggs
Incubation : 38 days
Longevity : 20 years

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