Rhea americana

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Noun1.Rhea americana - larger of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toedRhea americana - larger of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Brazil to Patagonia
flightless bird, ratite, ratite bird - flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds
genus Rhea - type genus of the Rheidae; large tall flightless South American birds similar to but smaller than ostriches
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Droppings from 149 birds were evaluated and divided into two groups: captive (n = 109): Rhea americana araneipes (15), Primolius maracana (10), Ara ararauna (11), Ara chloropterus (10), Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus (8), Amazona aestiva (18), Ara macao macao (7), Ramphastos toco (4), Sarcoramphus papa (4), Busarellus nigricollis (2), Bubo virginianus nacurutu (3), Buteogallus coronatus (1), Buteogallus urubitinga urubitinga (3), Spizaetus melanoleucus (2), Spizaetus ornatus ornatus (3), Buteo albonotatus (4), Geranoaetus albicaudatus albicaudatus (1), Rupornis magnirostris magnirostris (2) and Harpia harpyja (1), and quarantined birds (n = 40): Amazona aestiva (32) and Eupsitulla aurea (8) according to Clements et al.
Use of computed tomography for investigation of rhinitis and sinusitis in a greater rliea (Rhea americana).
Greater Rheas (Rhea americana araneipes) are animals that are not threatened of extinction and are distributed through the South American continent (BIRDLIFE INTERNATIONAL, 2012).
Open wide: A Rhea Americana gets up close and personal.
Este trabalho tem como objetivo descrever os aspectos macroscopicos dos orgaos reprodutores masculinos da ema Rhea americana americana.
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."
(10-12) Although the WBC counts in tinamou are similar to those in rheas (Rhea americana), tinamou have fewer heterophils and more lymphocytes.
Macroscopic and microscopic anatomy of the oviduct in the sexually mature rhea (Rhea americana).
An intramuscular, remote-delivered combination of thiafentanil (0.30 [+ or -] 0.08 mg/kg), dexmedetomidine (7.31 [+ or -] 2.72 [micro]g/kg), and tiletamine-zolazepam (5.09 [+ or -] 2.31 mg/kg) was used in 8 adult (4 male, 4 female) greater rheas (Rhea americana).