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Lesser Rhea

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Pterocnemia pennata Scientific name
Rheiformes Order
Rheidae Family
92-100 cm Length
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, Small:- mammals, birds, reptiles. Food  
3 - TSN: 696083 - Sub-species World Number
Near threatened Status

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AKA:- Bulgarian: Дарвиново нанду
Czech: Nandu menÜÝ
Danish: Lille Nandu
German: Darwinnandu, Darwin-Nandu
English: Darwin's rhea, Lesser Rhea
Spanish: Avestruz petiso, Choique, Đand˙, Đand˙ de Magallanes, Đand˙ Petizo
Spanish (Argentine): Choique, Đand˙ Petizo
Spanish (Bolivia): Đand˙ Petizo
Spanish (Chile): Đand˙
Spanish (Paraguay): Avestruz petiso
Estonian: vńikenandu
Finnish: Patagoniannandu
French: Nandou de Darwin
Guarani: Đandu karape
Hungarian: Darwin-nandu
Italian: Nand˙ del Darwin, Nand¨ di Darwin, Nand¨ minore, Rea di Darwin, Rea minore, Rea pennata
Japanese: daawinrea, da-winrea
Japanese: ダアウィンレア, ダーウィンレア
Latin: Pterocnemia pennata, Pterocnemia pennata pennata, Rhea pennata, Rhea pennata pennata
Lithuanian: Ma×asis nandas
Dutch: Darwinnandoe, Darwin-nandoe, Darwins Nandoe
Norwegian: Fjellnandu
Polish: nandu plamiste
Portuguese: Ema-pequena
Russian: Дарвинов нанду, Длинноклювый нанду, Страус американский
Slovak: nandu Ükvrnitř
Slovenian: darwinov nandu, Darwinow nandu
Swedish: Mindre nandu
Chinese: 小美洲鸵

Rhea pennata
Rhea pennata garleppi
Rhea pennata garleppi/tarapacensis
Rhea pennata pennata
Rhea pennata tarapacensis
Rhea pennata tarapacensis/garleppi

  • Pterocnemia pennata pennata: Patagonian steppes of s Argentina and Magellanic Chile
  • Pterocnemia pennata garleppi: Desert puna of se Peru, sw Bolivia and nw Argentina
  • Pterocnemia pennata tarapacensis: Puna of n Chile (Arica to Atacama)
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