Tuesday, February 5, 2013

ABC Wednesday: D is for Dasypoedes

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Greater Rheas (Rhea americana)

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chickens

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Eurasian coots (Fulica atra)

All these birds are Dasypoedes - it means that their chicks have downy feathers and don't hatch naked like for examples parrots or many songbirds do.

Photos were taken at Hagenbecks Tierpark.

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