We first visited the tree on which he had set the snare for the curassow.
“Now I must introduce my curassow turkey,” she said, calling another very handsome bird, almost as large as an ordinary turkey.
“Crass,” (the name we gave to the curassow), soon became a great favourite, and made Quacko and Ara very jealous.
Another type of curassow is the latter-mentioned hocco, a name said to be a native word in Guiana.
Large birds, like the curassow, and also monkeys, were shot for food.