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Razor-billed Curassow Mitu tuberosum

  • Order: Galliformes
  • Family: Cracidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: K. C. Udoye and Thomas S. Schulenberg
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Demography and Populations

Little information. Razor-billed Curassows typically reach sexual maturity by two years and can live for 24 years in captivity (Brooks 2006).

Diseases:
The new species of apicomplexan (a parasitic protist) was described as Eimeria abmitu, although to date it is known only from captive individuals of Razor-billed Curassow (Hofstatter and Guraldo 2011).

Recommended Citation

Udoye, K. C. and T. S. Schulenberg (2012). Razor-billed Curassow (Mitu tuberosum), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.rabcur2.01