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Related to Cariama: Cariama cristata, seriema
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Noun1.Cariama - the type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariamaCariama - the type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama
bird genus - a genus of birds
Cariamidae, family Cariamidae - crane-like South American wading birds
Cariama cristata, crested cariama, seriema - Brazilian Cariama; sole representative of the genus Cariama
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Abstract: Three hand-reared, 50-53 day-old, red-legged seriema (Cariama cristata) chicks were evaluated for acute lameness and reluctance to ambulate.
Predators include the terrestrial, diurnal bird seriema (Cariama cristata), a nocturnal owl, the diurnal hawk southern Caracara (Caracara plancus), the nocturnal snake jararaca (Bothrops neuwiedi), a diurnal Colubridae snake, the hoary fox (Lycalopex vetulus), the wildcat, and the large-sized lizard tegu (Tupinambis merianae).
Los informantes mencionaron 30 especies de aves indicadores de lluvia, siendo las mas frecuentes Crotophaga ani, Herpetotheres cachinnans, Cariama cristata y Nystalus maculatus.
For example, here is a quote from the science page of North Carolina State University about birds of the Brazilian grasslands: "Among the birds, the emu (Rhea americana) and the siriema (crested cariama; Cariama cristata) are typical inhabitants."
Cytochrome b sequences are being used to investigate the systematic position of the South American Red-legged Seriema (Cariama cristata) and Black-legged Seriema (Chunga burmeisteri) to the Musophagidae (turacos), Ciconiidae (storks), and Gruiformes (cranes).