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    Amazing Animal Reproduction (part 3): Wonderfully Weird Roo Reproduction

Amazing Animal Reproduction (part 3): Wonderfully Weird Roo Reproduction

Storing semen is not unique to the bird family.( See last blogs) ┬áDid you know that a kangaroo can have a joey in the pouch, an almost independent joey out of the […]
By |April 30th, 2014|Animal Behaviour, Educational Animal Encounters, Native Animals, Social Interaction|Comments Off on Amazing Animal Reproduction (part 3): Wonderfully Weird Roo Reproduction
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    Amazing Animal Reproduction (part 1): A little chicken Eggucation

Amazing Animal Reproduction (part 1): A little chicken Eggucation

Animals never cease to amaze me Summer has gone and my chooks are starting to moult like deciduous trees, feathers are falling like autumn leaves. A few at first, soon to be followed by many until the chook house floor […]
By |March 25th, 2014|Birds, Educational Animal Encounters, News|Comments Off on Amazing Animal Reproduction (part 1): A little chicken Eggucation

Seriously Smart Pigs

Speaking of gentlemen, here’s an animal that’s not. Although pigs are one of my favorite animals, they are definitely NOT gentlemen! In fact, the description male chauvinist pigs refers to men who think women are inferior creatures and treat them that way.
By |October 31st, 2013|Animal Behaviour, Animal Housing, Chauvinist, Educational Animal Encounters, Piglet, Pigs|Comments Off on Seriously Smart Pigs

Roosters much maligned gentlemen

Misconceptions about roosters Whilst at work yesterday I was asked about the rooster and if it was dangerous to have one in a kids petting zoo? The answer is; Roosters are like people, some are cranky and some aren’t. […]
By |October 28th, 2013|Animal Housing, Birds, Educational Animal Encounters, News, Social Interaction|Comments Off on Roosters much maligned gentlemen