Curassow, Northern Helmeted

Curassow, Northern Helmeted

Pauxi pauxi

Vital Statistics

Height:

31 - 39 inches

Weight:

5.8 - 8 ounces

Diet:

Mazuri gamebird chow, grapes, banana, romaine and green leaf lettuce, mealworms.

Conservation:

Status: Endangered

Geographic Region

Eastern Andes of west Venezuela and neighboring north-east Colombia.

At The Zoo

Faces of the Rainforest

Did You Know?

Although the sexes are usually alike, there is a rare morph of the female that has rufous-brown and black barred plumage.