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  • SERIEMA, or Cariama, a South-American bird, sufficiently well described and figured in G.
  • The Seriema, owing to its long legs and neck, stands some two feet or more in height, and in menageries bears itself with a stately deportment.
  • The Seriema inhabits the campos or elevated open parts of Brazil, from the neighbourhood of Pernambuco to the Rio de la Plata, extending inland as far as Matto Grosso (long.
  • The young are hatched ' Yet Forbes states (Ibis, 1881, p. 358) that Seriema comes from Siri, " a diminutive of Indian extraction," and Ema, the Portuguese name for the Rhea (see Emeu), the whole thus meaning "Little Rhea."
  • Until 1860 the Seriema was believed to be without any near relative in the living world of birds; 3 but in the Zoological Proceedings for that year (pp. G.

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