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Local animals in this group:

cuckoos and relatives


The cuckoos and relatives group contains a single family with about 140 species found in North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia. These are all fairly large, carnivorous birds.

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. "Cuculiformes" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed February 26, 2024 at

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