• Announcing Three Roadrunner Chicks!

    12 days ago - By Phoenix Zoo

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    Welcoming Three New Roadrunner Chicks!
    We're excited to share that three roadrunner chicks hatched at the Zoo!
    They hatched on June 21, July 2 and July 5 to an important recommended Greater Roadrunner Species Survival Plan breeding pair.
    Born to run, the greater roadrunner can outrun a human, kill a rattlesnake and thrive in the harsh landscapes of the desert southwest.
    They have evolved a range of adaptations to deal with the extremes of desert living. These birds secrete a solution of highly concentrated salt through a gland just in front of each eye, which uses less...
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