Endangered bird born at Zoo Miami

  • A baby blue-billed curassow hatched at Zoo Miami on June 16., the second hatching of the species for the zoo. RON MAGILL / ZOO MIAMI

  • The blue-billed curassow is a highly endangered species of bird originally from the humid lowlands of northern Colombia. RON MAGILL / ZOO MIAMI

  • Most of the blue-billed curassow’s habitat has been destroyed by logging and mining. RON MAGILL / ZOO MIAMI

  • It is believed there are as few as 250 blue-billed curassow remaining in the wild, making Zoo Miami’s newest hatchling a member of one of the most critically endangered species of birds in the world. RON MAGILL / ZOO MIAMI