American Rhea , Ñandú común (Rhea americana)
Closely related to the ostrich, the American rhea is the largest bird in America with its 1,2 to 1,5m and its long wings. Although it is flightless, it can run at a high speed. It feeds on vegetables, insects and small mammals. The male is in charge of nesting the eggs laid by several females. It prefers the extensive pampas lands, although it may also be found in the mountain range. It is an endangered specie.