Tiger, tiger, burning bright
In the forests of the night,
What immortal hand or eye
Dare frame thy fearful symmetry
William Blake. 1757–1827
The marabou stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae.
Chilean flamingos live in shallow brackish salt water lakes, coastal estuaries, and lagoons. Their geographic range includes central Peru, and south along the Andes to Tierra del Fuego.
In the wild, flamingos eat algae, crustaceans, brine shrimp, diatoms and aquatic plants. At the Zoo, a special “flamingo fare” (a nutritionally balanced diet with a texture like soup) is served.
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The patas monkey is the most terrestrial (ground-dwelling) and fastest of all primates, running at speeds of up to 35 miles per hour.
Parc des Rapides, LaSalle, Quebec. Great egrets have black legs while white-phase great blue herons have much lighter legs, often yellow. Some consider the Great White Heron a subspecies.