All his life, Ratite the cassowary had lived in the Sydney Zoo. He didn’t mind that so much. He knew he was lucky to even have a fabricated habitat considering 80 % of his natural home, the lowland rainforest had been destroyed in the last 100 years. 454 more words
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Loud scolding by several species of small birds late in the morning brought a 2 meter long Amethystine python (Morelia amethistina) to our attention.
It was making its way up along the frond of a large tree fern, and when it had reached the crown of the fern, it began to coil itself into ever tighter loops until it almost appeared to tie itself into knots! 364 more words