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Family: Crasidae    Nothocrax urumutum         Nocturnal Curassow    Quichua: Munditi                                                             

David Dagua, "Munditi Runa: I am a Nocturnal Curassau Man."


Cite video as:

Tod D. Swanson, "David Dagua, 'I Am a Nocturnal Curassow Manl.'" Youtube video.  0:38. December 15, 2016.

in Quichua this plant is called Munditi Mandi, nocturnal curassow anthurium because the color of its underside matches the color of the yellow green feathers around the curassows eye.  What is interesting is that both sides of this plant/bird analogy are usually out of sight.  Because the curassow is nocturnal it is frequently heard but seldom seen.  Because the anthurium grows close to the ground its yellow-green underside is also normally hidden from human eyes.

Bélgica Dagua, "Munditi amu: An encounter with the master of the curassow"


Cite video as:  Tod D. Swanson, "Bélgica Dagua, "Munditi amu: An encounter with the master of the curassow" Youtube video.  6:39. December 31, 2018.

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