Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Young Rhea

Young Rhea, originally uploaded by annick vanderschelden.

The Rhea, also known as ñandú (pronounced [ɲanˈdu]) in Spanish, or ema in Portuguese, is a large flightless ratite bird native to South America. The name was given in 1752 by Paul Mohring; his reason for choosing this name, from the Rhea of classical mythology, is not known

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