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Malleehen Alternate name
Leipoa ocellata Scientific name 
Craciformes Order
Megapodiidae Family   
60 cm               Length
Semi-arid scrub Habitat
2 - 30 usually about 15 thin shelled eggs. Clutch
Insects and seeds. Food
 Vulnerable                  Status
Males make a hot bed. Habits
126    World Number
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