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meaning: "Before Cariama - the genus name for the red legged seriema bird"
Named By: Rovereto in 1914
Time Period: Late Miocene - Late Pliocene
Location: Argentina, Catamarca Province
Size: Up to 1 meter tall
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Enough to identify one species
Classification: | Chordata | Aves | Cariamae | Phorusrhacidae | Psilopterinae |

Procariama is an extinct Monotypic genus of giant flightless predatory birds, reaching 1 m (3.3 ft) tall, in the family Phorusrhacidae or "terror birds" which lived in Argentina.

Read more about Procariama at Wikipedia
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