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Ñandú (South American Ostrich)

It is the South America Ostrich. It is grey-brown with white spots. Its long neck and its beak are of a hazel shade. Its lower body is white. This animal lives in groups and it is known for running very fast.

Scientific name
Pterocnemia pennata
There are two kinds of ñandus in Chile: the Pterocnemia pennata pennata, found between Aysen, and Tierra del Fuego, and the Terocnemia pennata tarapacensis, seen in the highlands of northern Chile.
In open fields.

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