Noun(1) fertility goddess in ancient Greek mythology; wife of Cronus and mother of Zeus; identified with Roman Ops and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor(2) smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of Magellan(3) larger of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Brazil to Patagonia
(1) The chicks have now been removed from the father - who, in the case of the rhea family, incubates the eggs and cares for the chicks.(2) Glacial ice in your whiskey, guaranteed guanaco, condor and rhea sightings, and even a vegetarian option come mealtimes are just some of the luxuries.(3) He saw the common rhea - an ostrichlike bird - living in Argentina.(4) The rhea and our very own ostrich, as well as the emu from New Zealand all look as if they had the same ancestor.(5) The grass plains have long been home to the rhea , whose eggs are thought a delicacy, as well as the flesh, which is either jerked or eaten fresh.(6) Like other studies of rheas we also observed that the male incorporated to its group chicks from other groups.(7) A similar synchronized pattern was found in large flocks of ostriches and greater rheas , but these studies did not manipulate neighbor distance nor did they control for group size.(8) Because rheas walk almost continuously while foraging, we considered that they were walking instead of foraging only when the head was above the body while walking.(9) Aside from the salary he receives from the foundation, Carlinhos has a pet shop and a farm close to the city where he wants to retire to raise rheas and capybaras.(10) Moreover, if ostriches and rheas are indeed related to each other, as some evidence seems to suggest, then they represent a historical connection across the South Atlantic between Africa and South America.(11) In summary, in rheas as well and in other ratites, the high energetic costs associated with incubation and post-hatching parental care would favor paternal care and a mating system that combines polyandry and polygyny.(12) For six hours we speed through sensational country, looking out for dolphins in the Straits of Magellan, and rheas , South American ostriches, as we cross the Patagonian steppe.(13) But because it also keeps small collections of wallabies, emus and rheas , pressure group Zoo Check says the farm should come under strict zoo regulations.(14) Here's one with the flightless birds over there, the rheas .(15) The park is home to 105 species of birds ranging from condors and austral parakeets to rheas - the South American ostriches.(16) Likewise, if rheas and ostriches share a common ancestor, then the separation time of Africa and South America indicates that those birds have been evolving apart for 100-105 million years.
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