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A laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae), photographed at the Bronx Zoo.

Comments

  1. #1 Raymond Minton
    May 31, 2010

    Ah yes, this bird’s distinctive call is well known to anyone who watches old Tarzan movies, even though they’re found in Australia, not Africa! One of my favorite sounds in the natural world.

  2. #2 Practically Uninformed
    June 1, 2010

    That creature’s head is enormous.

    I daresay my hypothesis concerning Darwinopterus’s lifestyle may have a modern-world model.