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Located

    Hoatzin are found in South America in the Amazon.

Diet

    Hoatzin eat leaves and fruit.


Habitat

    Hoatzin live in trees and branches above rivers and
    marshy areas.


Size

    Adult Hoatzin are approximately 1.5 to 2.5 feet.


Reproduction

    Hoatzin lay approximately 2-3 eggs at a time.
 
Hoatzin
(Opisthocomus hoazin)
 
Taxonomy
Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:   Chordata
Class:   Aves
Order:   Cuculiformes
Family:   Opisthocomidae
Genus:   Opisthocomus
Species:    hoazin
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IUCN Status:
Least Concern
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