Rare dinosaur bird 17.06.2022


“Abou” an extremely rare “dinosaur bird” is on exhibit for the first time in a UK zoo! Born and bred in Pairi Daiza Zoo in Belgium “Abou” is a shoebill that looks like a modern stork, but has the pelican family as her nearest related ancestor. The bill is truly impressive…… A living dinosaur raptor?

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Here are a few of the media stories about her arrival;

Rare 'Dinosaur Bird' Patiently Awaits Mate to Save Their Species (newsweek.com)


Lovesick rare 'dinosaur' bird needs a mate to save entire species - Wales Online


Rare "Dinosaur Bird" Waits Patiently for Mate to Preserve Species - Ceng News


Rare ‘Dinosaur Bird’ Patiently Awaits a Lifelong Mate to Populate the Magnificent Species (goodnewsnetwork.org)