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  • Chester Zoo records first-ever UK breeding of rare Indonesian magpie

    Chester Zoo records first-ever UK breeding of rare Indonesian magpie

    27th October 2016

    FOR THE FIRST time, Critically Endangered Javan green magpies (Cissa thalassina) have successfully hatched and raised chicks in a UK zoo. Conservationists and bird staff at Chester Zoo have been working alongside Taman Safari Indonesia and conservation partner Cikananga Wildlife…

  • CCTV footage catches macaw thieves’ struggle in Kent aviary

    CCTV footage catches macaw thieves’ struggle in Kent aviary

    15th October 2016

    HEARTLESS THIEVES WHO targeted a Kent pub knocked cockatoos and parrots off their perches before escaping with two macaws tightly wedged into pillowcases. CCTV caught the moment three intruders cut through the perimeter fence and entered the grounds of the…