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What is the smelliest bird in the world?

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11/06/2008

The Hoatzin is a bird from Ecuador. It is known locally as the 'smelly bird' or 'stink turkey' because of its strong unpleasant smell. It has never been a popular dish. Young birds actually have claws on their wings, as if this is an ancient species.

Scientific Name -- Opisthocomidae hoazin