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Mitu
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Alagoas Curassow (Mitu mitu)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Cracidae
Genus Mitu

Mitu is a genus of curassows, in the family Cracidae. They are found in humid tropical forests in South America. Their plumage is iridescent black with a white or rufous crissum and tail-tip, and their legs and bills are red. The genders are alike.

Species

Alagoas Curassow (Linnaeus, 1766) (Mitu mitu)
Salvin's Curassow (Reinhardt, 1879) (Mitu salvini)
Crestless Curassow (Spix, 1825) (Mitu tomentosum)
Razor-billed Curassow (Spix, 1825) (Mitu tuberosum)
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