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Turaco tot

7 Jul 18

We’ve got baby news in our birds section where a red-crested turaco chick has hatched.

Senior Bird Keeper Ben Vanes has just caught up with the little one to put an identification ring on its leg, but we don’t yet know if it is male or female. The chick, born to our breeding pair in the triple aviaries, will soon start to showcase an iconic red crest – as both sexes of red-crested turacos look similar. Head of Birds, Nicola Wright, said: “The chick…

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