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Feeds on fruits when the forests are flooded and on the blades of macrophytes. Acts as seed dispersal agent (Ref. 6868). Reproduction occurs once a year and juveniles are often seen in large numbers in the estuary of the Amazon, in the region of Mario (Ref. 35381).


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