Nandu

animals that start with n: Nandu

Nandu

Also known as Rhea, nandu is a flightless bird that is native to South America. This rattie is known to be the biggest bird throughout America.

Nandu is a fast runner, and whenever it runs, its neck is nearly horizontal to the ground. They congregate in flocks of twenty to thirty birds.

They are ostrich-like birds that carry a gray-brown plumage, long legs and long necks with 3 toes on each. The adult males can grow 1.50 m and weighs around 40kg.

They are omnivous birds that gather in a flock to look for roots, leaves, seeds, fruits and other small animals like lizards, beetles, and grasshoppers.

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