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Darwin's Rhea
Rhea pennata

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
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Order: Rheiformes
Family: Rheidae
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Genus: Rhea
Species: R. pennata
Subspecies: R. p. garleppi
Subspecies: R. p. tarapacensis
Subspecies: R. p. pennata

Description: It is also known as the Lesser Rea. It can stand 35 to 39 inchess tall, measure 36 to 39 inches in length, and weigh 33 to 63 pounds. Its bill measures 2.4 to 3.6 inches in length.

Location: The Altiplano and Patagonia in South America.

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Notes: It can run upto 37 mph.


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Darwin's Rhea
Rhea pennata garleppi

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Location: Southeastern Peru, southwestern Bolivia, and northwestern Argentina.

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Darwin's Rhea
Rhea pennata tarapacensis

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Location: Northern Chile from Atacama to Tarapacá.

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Darwin's Rhea
Rhea pennata pennata

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Location: Patagonian steppes in southern Argentina and southern Chile.

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