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Hoatzin Chick

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This image is originally part of the article Bizarre Birds - The South American Hoatzin

Only a mother could love it! The ungainly chick has huge feet and claws on the digits of the wing. These help it clamber among the branches until its wings are strong enough to support it. A leathery bump on the bottom of the crop helps it balance and provides a support when it perches.

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