Macrocephalon maleo. The shy Maleo is a...
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Image #cld06111190
SpeciesMacrocephalon maleo
LocalityCentral Sulawesi, Indonesia
DescriptionThe shy Maleo is a large megapode bird endemic to Sulawesi. They do not build nests but instead bury their eggs in huge pits dug in hot volcanic sand. The precocious young are able to fly and fend for themselves immediately after hatching. View species profile.
Keywordsanimal | bakiriang | bird | fauna | maleo | megapode | megapodiidae | nesting | reserve | wildlife

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