|Striated Caracara||Nexon Game|
Striated Caracara is a type of Friend that appeared in the original Kemono Friends mobile game.
She's cute. Wears a military uniform.
In Real Life
Also known as Forster's Caracara or "Johnny Rook" by the local population, the Striated Caracara is a bird of prey that can be found in very southern islands of South America (Tierra del Fuego around Cape Horn) and the Falkland Islands. This bird lives in rocky coasts, open lowlands and coastal mountain slopes, sharing its habitat with Rockhopper Penguins and other seabirds. Their plumage is almost black in color, while the legs and lores are orange and the neck is flecked with gray. Their hooked bill is gray in color, with orange-yellow cere.
They are scavengers, feeding primarily on carrion, dead adults and chicks of colonial seabirds and attacking weak or stranded animals like sheep, usually hunting in groups. As this type of food is scarce, adults and juveniles soon disperse in search of carrion and small animals, including invertebrates, often close to human settlements.
They are fearless of humans and are known to attack campsites while searching for food. Striated Caracaras are naturally very intelligent and curious birds. They were heavily persecuted in the past for their ability to kill newborn lambs but are now officially protected by Falkland Islands law. Their very restricted habitat makes this bird the rarest raptor in the world.