Yellow-knobbed curassow (Crax daubentoni) at the Houston Zoo. This bird is over 20 years old and has fathered many offspring. The whistle of this species sounds like a bomb dropping in a cartoon.



Western plantain-eater (Crinifer piscator) at the Houston Zoo. A grey species of Turaco, this species is challenging to breed in captivity. This specimen was hatched at the Houston Zoo in 2012.

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