The legend of the quetzal

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The legend of the quetzal

  1. 1. TheLegend of the Quetzal<br />
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  3. 3. In thebeginning, quetzalswereallgreen. But, thensomethinghappened.<br />
  4. 4. A long time, there was a man. His name was TecúnUmán.<br />
  5. 5. He was a Mayan warrior.<br />
  6. 6. He was fighting against the Spanish “conquistadores.”<br />
  7. 7. One day, there was a huge battle.<br />
  8. 8. Pedro de Alvarado fought against Tecún Umán.<br />
  9. 9. Pedro struckTecún Umán in thechest, and he felltotheground.<br />
  10. 10. Then, a quetzal flewdown and restedonhischest. TecúnUmán’sbloodstainedthequetzal’schest.<br />
  11. 11. Thatiswhyquetzalshave a red chest.<br />

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