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Aves - Neognathae - Cuculiformes - Musophagidae - Crinifer - Crinifer africanus

Species Description
The Western Plantain-eater is also known by the scientific name Crinifer piscator. This large aboreal bird is closely related to true passerines, thus we call it a "near passerine." It lives in the woodlands of tropical West Africa and feeds on fruits such as figs. The bird can grow to 50cm in length and is characterized by brown feathers with silver-streaking on the chest and head.
Skeletal Elements Available

Sternum (Breast Bone)

Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)

Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)

Left Femur (Left Upper Leg Bone)

Right Femur (Right Femur)

Right Tibiotarsus (Middle Leg Bone, Right)

Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)

Right Ulna (Lower Arm Bone )

Cranium (Skull)

Left Ulna (Lower Arm Bone )

Left Tibiotarsus and Fibula (Left Middle Leg Bones)
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