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Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste
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Deutsch Karakara Dutch Noordelijke Kuifcaracara
Unlike the other Falcons, the five genders of Caracaras are not fast-flying aerial hunters. They are comparatively slow and are often scavengers, except the Red-throated Caracara, which destroys arboreal wasps' and bees' nests to extract larvae.
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