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Musschenbroek's Lorikeets, Chester Zoo

In 1986 a Customs seizure meant that the Musschenbroek's Lorikeet (Neopsittacus mushenbroeki) could be seen in some UK zoos, several bred them for a while. Alas the stock has now died out. This pair are in Chester Zoo's Bird House

Musschenbroek's Lorikeets, Chester Zoo
bongorob, 29 Jun 2007
    • bongorob
      In 1986 a Customs seizure meant that the Musschenbroek's Lorikeet (Neopsittacus mushenbroeki) could be seen in some UK zoos, several bred them for a while. Alas the stock has now died out. This pair are in Chester Zoo's Bird House
    • Writhedhornbill
      They are now only kept in German zoos I believe.
    • ZYBen
      yeah and places that offer them seed aswell
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