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Table 3 Comparison between the informations of riverines and the scientific literature about P. tuberosa and others species of curassows.

From: Use and knowledge of the razor-billed curassow pauxi tuberosa (spix, 1825) (galliformes, cracidae) by a riverine community of the oriental amazonia, brazil

Parameters Ethnoecological Knowledge (P. tuberosa) Scientific Knowledge (P. tuberosaand others species)
Weight (kg) Average = 3,4 (25 interviewees) 3,5 - Mitu tomentosa (Souza-Mazurek et al. 2000); 3,06 - Mitu tuberosa [25]
Number of eggs 2 (16 interviewees) 2 to 6 eggs - Crax globulosa [13]
Food Assai palm, seringa tree, bacaba palm, others fruits, worm (all interviewees) M. tuberosa - Fruits (52%), leaves (8%), invertebrates (12%), vertebrates (12%) [28]
Habitat Water-edge and interior primary forest (all interviewees) "Riverside and forest" [30]; "...especially curassows, are associated with and dependent on pristine habitat" [26]
Social Behaviour The curassows live in pairs or groups of up to seven individuals (all interviewees) "Curassows were sometimes sighted in groups of two or more individuals interacting or engaging in synchronous behaviour" [30]; "C. globulosa live in pairs" [13]