TITLE

Caracara

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Caracara, a large bird related to the falcon. Its name, Spanish for �carrion eater,� refers to its habit of eating decaying animal flesh. There are seven species of caracaras. They have long necks, hooked beaks, and long legs, and can run swiftly along the ground.
ACCESSION #
37309904

 

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