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owlWhat Are Birds?

Birds are the only vertebrates that have feathers. All birds are warm-blooded, and they lay eggs. Adaptations such as hollow bones enable most birds to fly, although there are flightless birds, including the ostrich.

There are nearly 10,000 bird species in the world; below is the list of birds on exhibit at the Zoo or in the World of Birds Show.

Cassowary, Southern (Double-Wattled)

Cockatoo, Moluccan

Condor, Andean

Crane, East African Gray-Crowned

Crane, Indian Sarus

Crane, West African Black-Crowned

Curassow, Blue-Billed

Curassow, Great

Duck, White-Faced Whistling

Eagle, African Crowned

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