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Pato no tucupi (Duck in Tucupi sauce) is a traditional Brazilian dish found mostly in the area around the city of Belem in the state of Para state. The dish consists of a boiled duck (pato in Portuguese) in tucupi, a yellow sauce extracted from wild manioc root in Brazil's Amazon jungle. It is also produced as by-product of manioc flour manufacture. The juice is toxic when raw (containing hydrocyanic acid).