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Crested wood partridge

Tropics·Bird

These birds have been observed socializing with wild pigs. The hogs leave behind discarded fruit fragments, which the crested wood partridge then feasts on. This allows the birds to eat fruit that would be too big for them to eat on their own.

  • Conservation StatusVulnerable
  • Life spanaround 5 years
  • Body sizearound 9 in. long
  • Native habitat Forests of Malaysia and Indonesia
  • DietSeeds, fruits, insects, and small mollusks
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