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pajaro mastodonte

English translation: mastodon bird

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Spanish term or phrase:pájaro mastodonte
English translation:mastodon bird
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18:50 Jan 16, 2004
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Spanish term or phrase: pajaro mastodonte
Por favor:
si me pueden explicar tambièn lo que esto es, en español gracias
Guillermina Suarez Lastra
mastodon bird
Explanation:
Hola Guillermina,
Sólo encontré una referencia en Google para este pájaro pero quizás pueda serle útil.
Buena suerte y saludos del Oso ¶:^)

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Note added at 2004-01-16 18:57:55 (GMT)
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Por la descripción parece ser un tipo de pajarito que se para en el lomo de animales como el buey y otros bovinos mientras pastan para comerle los parásitos.


\"Bison Antiquus can be seen leisurely grazing on grass. Steppe bison migrated across the Bering Land Bridge into North America about half a million years ago. Two types of bison evolved from the steppe bison: Bison latifrons and Bison antiquus. The modern American bison, sometimes called a
buffalo, evolved from Bison anitquus on the Great Plains about 8,000 years ago. Bison antiquus preferred the open plains in which to graze. Perched atop his back is the small ***Mastodon Bird***.
Similar in behavior to today’s oxpeckers, mastodon birds ate parasites from the hides of animals as they grazed. This symbiotic relationship benefited both animals, providing ‘fast food’ for the mastodon bird and ridding the host animal of annoying pests....\"

www.cincymuseum.org/education/MNHS Gallery Guides/ IceAgeTrail-interpretation.pdf
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mastodon bird


Explanation:
Hola Guillermina,
Sólo encontré una referencia en Google para este pájaro pero quizás pueda serle útil.
Buena suerte y saludos del Oso ¶:^)

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Note added at 2004-01-16 18:57:55 (GMT)
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Por la descripción parece ser un tipo de pajarito que se para en el lomo de animales como el buey y otros bovinos mientras pastan para comerle los parásitos.


\"Bison Antiquus can be seen leisurely grazing on grass. Steppe bison migrated across the Bering Land Bridge into North America about half a million years ago. Two types of bison evolved from the steppe bison: Bison latifrons and Bison antiquus. The modern American bison, sometimes called a
buffalo, evolved from Bison anitquus on the Great Plains about 8,000 years ago. Bison antiquus preferred the open plains in which to graze. Perched atop his back is the small ***Mastodon Bird***.
Similar in behavior to today’s oxpeckers, mastodon birds ate parasites from the hides of animals as they grazed. This symbiotic relationship benefited both animals, providing ‘fast food’ for the mastodon bird and ridding the host animal of annoying pests....\"

www.cincymuseum.org/education/MNHS Gallery Guides/ IceAgeTrail-interpretation.pdf

xxxOso
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agree  Leonardo Parachú: pos parece que sí: www.cincymuseum.org/education/MNHS Gallery Guides/ IceAgeTrail-interpretation.pdf
4 mins
  -> Hola Don León, muchas gracias, esa mera es la ref. ¶:^)

agree  xxxx-Translator
5 mins
  -> Muchas gracias, Stella ¶:^)

agree  Carlos Diaz de Leon
8 mins
  -> Hola Carlos, muchas gracias ¶:^)

agree  Dolores Vázquez
10 mins
  -> Mil gracias y saludos, Dolores ¶:^)

agree  Patricia Baldwin: pajaro elefante aepyronis titan...*Oso* titan de la traducción Cariños
16 mins
  -> Holitas **Patri** muchas gracias y que tengas un viernes maravilloso ¶:^)

agree  luzba
2 hrs
  -> Muchas gracias, luzba ¶:^)

agree  Maria Lorenzo
17 hrs
  -> Muchas gracias, Maria ¶:^)
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