Alagoas Curassow

Alagoas Curassow

Mitu mitu

Population: about 130

Status: Extinct in the Wild

Clearance of the lowland forests of Brazil for sugarcane, as well as poaching, have brought this glossy-black, pheasant-like bird to the edge of extinction. While the bird exists in captive breeding programs, much of its wild habitat has been destroyed.

Photo: Shutterstock

Loyal Dog Breeds: Golden Retriever | West Highland White Terrier | Rough Collie | Great Dane | German Shepherd | Pug Dog | St. Bernard | Pekingese | Havanese | Old English Sheepdog | Great Pyrenees | Labrador Retriever | Miniature Schnauzer | Chihuahua | Beagles Dog | American Cocker Spaniel | Irish Wolfhound | Kuvasz Dog | Akita Dog | Bichon Frise


Share the joy