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A caracara hitches a ride on a tapir's back

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Thaís Diniz-Reis

Hi. This falconid seems to be a Milvago chimachima. They usually feed on the ectoparasites from herbivores, as the tapir, what benefits both vertebrates.

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Thaís Diniz-Reis

As said in the previous text. Sorry guys! In Brazil, caracara or carcara is only used for Caracara (Polyborus) plancus