The Rhea is a large flightless bird native to South America and is part of the family of birds known as Ratites, which includes the Ostrich, Emu, Kiwi and Cassowary. Rheas are often mistaken for Ostriches because they share similar characteristics and grow to an impressive size. The male bird hatches and raises the young. After mating, the male builds a nest and incubates the eggs. Once hatched, he continues to rear the chicks, guarding them from any potential threat for the first six…

The Rhea is a large flightless bird native to South America and is part of the family of birds known as Ratites, which includes the Ostrich, Emu, Kiwi and Cassowary. Rheas are often mistaken for Ostriches because they share similar characteristics and grow to an impressive size. The male bird hatches and raises the young. After mating, the male builds a nest and incubates the eggs. Once hatched, he continues to rear the chicks, guarding them from any potential threat for the first six…

This adorable featherless bird has won the hearts of thousands after a virus made her bald

The oven-ready parrot: Rhea the bald bird wins the hearts of thousands

This adorable featherless bird has won the hearts of thousands after a virus made her bald

thecolorsareallwrong: “thenatsdorf: “Happy naked birdie. ” To clarify, Rhea has Psittacine Beak & Feather Disease, and that is why she is featherless. But she’s being well loved despite her illness...

thecolorsareallwrong: “thenatsdorf: “Happy naked birdie. ” To clarify, Rhea has Psittacine Beak & Feather Disease, and that is why she is featherless. But she’s being well loved despite her illness...

R is for Rhea (Thought it was an Emu but Caleb corrected me - I actually just copied from someone else, but thanks for info Caleb!)

R is for Rhea (Thought it was an Emu but Caleb corrected me - I actually just copied from someone else, but thanks for info Caleb!)

Hummingbird reflections in the water.... much lower to the earth than usually photographed! by rhea

Hummingbird reflections in the water.... much lower to the earth than usually photographed! by rhea

Rhea The Naked Birdie, wearing a customized sweater handmade especially for her!

Rhea The Naked Birdie, wearing a customized sweater handmade especially for her!

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NOW an Ebook! The Small Friends' Chronicles is a collection of whimsical creatures' portraits and their stories. Among the small friends are Robert the Tap Dancing Rooster, Four Competitive Frogs' Teams, Mary-Anna Musk Ox, The Great Green Dragon, The Great Leafy Bunny of New Hampshire, and Celebration Rhea Bird.

NOW an Ebook! The Small Friends' Chronicles is a collection of whimsical creatures' portraits and their stories. Among the small friends are Robert the Tap Dancing Rooster, Four Competitive Frogs' Teams, Mary-Anna Musk Ox, The Great Green Dragon, The Great Leafy Bunny of New Hampshire, and Celebration Rhea Bird.

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