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Australian Brush-turkey

Alectura lathami




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3 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Cool! Looks like you're in good hands!

kunoir
kunoir 2 years ago

Yep, my professor Darryl Jones was the first to discover that the young are born within the mound and are self-sufficient, they survive with no help from mum and dad. Very cool!

http://www.publish.csiro.au/pid/5970.htm...

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Like many I have a love-hate relationship with the Australian brush-turkey... they attempted to destroy two of my gardens! They are incredible scratchers and built the most extraordinary nests!

Queensland, Australia

Lat: -27.55, Long: 153.05

Spotted on Apr 19, 2009
Submitted on May 12, 2011

Spotted for mission

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