Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata

Although they live in La Selva at the Zoo, Orinoco geese tend to steer clear of forests in the wild.

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ORIGIN:
Northern South America

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HABITAT:
Savannas and river banks

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
3-4 lbs
Length: 2 ft

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DIET:
Leaves and seeds

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PREDATORS:
Opossums and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:

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REPRODUCTION:
Nest in trees

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THREATS:
Habitat loss

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:

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