GREATER ROADRUNNER

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Geococcyx californianus

HABITAT:  Arid deserts primarily in southwestern United States

CONSERVATION STATUS:   Least Concern

FUN FACT:  Roadrunners can reach speeds of up to 20 miles per hour while running and prefer to run or walk over flight.  They can fly but airborne time only lasts a few seconds.

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312 E Finnup Drive

Garden City, KS 67846

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