10 Mais pesadas Aves vivas no Mundo

10 Heaviest living Birds in the World
Heavy birds do not fly.
The following is a list of the heaviest living bird species. These species are almost all flightless, which allows for these particular birds to have denser bones and heavier bodies. Flightless birds comprise less than 2% of all living bird species. One flying species, the corpulent Dalmatian pelican, ranks on the list.

1. Ostrich
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Average mass [kg (lb)]: 104 (230)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 156.8 (346)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 210 (6.9)

2. Southern Cassowary
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Average mass [kg (lb)]: 45 (99)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 85 (190)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 155 (5.1)

3. Northern Cassowary
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Average mass [kg (lb)]: 44 (97)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 75 (170)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 149 (4.9)

4. Emu
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Average mass [kg (lb)]: 33 (73)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 70 (150)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 153 (5)

5. Emperor Penguin
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Average mass [kg (lb)]: 31.5 (69)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 46 (100)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 114 (3.7)

6. Greater Rhea
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Average mass [kg (lb)]: 23 (51)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 40 (88)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 134 (4.4)

7. Dwarf Cassowary

Average mass [kg (lb)]: 19.7 (43)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 34 (75)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 105 (3.4)

8. Lesser Rhea
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Average mass [kg (lb)]: 19.6 (43)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 28.6 (63)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 96 (3.2)

9. King Penguin
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Average mass [kg (lb)]: 13.6 (30)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 20 (44)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 92 (3)

10. Dalmatian Pelican
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Average mass [kg (lb)]: 11.5 (25)
Maximum mass [kg (lb)]: 15 (33)
Average total length [cm (ft)]: 170 (5.6)

Source: wikipedia.org

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