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Tropical forest and the Tuiuiú bird.

The Tuiuiú orJabiru is a bird ciconiiforme of the family Ciconiidae..

the name means: from (Tupi) Yabi ' ru, iambyrú = swollen neck, very large; And from the (Greek) mukter, Mukterizo = snout, nose, beak. ⇒ Bird with a very large nose of swollen neck.

This bird is a symbol of the Pantanal - Brasil

 

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Taken on March 15, 2016