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Jabiru
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In the Pantanal, Brazil
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Aequorlitornithes
Clade: Ardeae
Clade: Aequornithes
Family: Ciconiidae
Genus: Jabiru
Hellmayr, 1906
Species: J. mycteria
Binomial name
Jabiru mycteria
(Lichtenstein, 1819)

Jabiru, Jabiru mycteria (ja-BEER-oo) is a species of stork found in Mexico to Bolivia, Argentina and Uruguay.


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Other common names Jabiru Stork
French Jabiru d’Amérique
German Jabiru
Spanish Jabirú americano

Description

Jabiru is a huge stork and is the largest flying bird in the Americas, with a height of 3.77 ft (1.15 m),[2] length 52 in (1.3 m), wingspan of 90 in (2.3 m),[3]

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References

  1. ^ "Jabiru mycteria". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jabiru". Animal Diversity Web. 
  3. ^ Dunn, Jon L. and Alderfer, Jonathan (2011). National Geographic Completely Birds of North America. National Geographic Society. ISBN 9781426213731. 

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