Potoos: Nyctibiidae - Potoos And People
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POTOOS AND PEOPLE
People rarely see the well-hidden potoos. In the past, the birds were the subject of legends and superstition. Some people thought it was bad luck to mock a potoo's call. The call of the great potoo was supposed to be a sign of upcoming trouble or a death.
Today, people interested in the environment visit potoo habitats. They try to view and photograph the birds.
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