• Kori Bustard Day

    18 days ago - By Phoenix Zoo

    Happy Kori Bustard Day!
    March 27 is Kori Bustard Day! But you may be asking yourself, “What's a Kori bustard?” So we caught up with our amazing Bird Keeper, Kyle Waites, for some fun facts! Kori bustards are the world's heaviest flying birds (however, they are well-adapted for running, too!). They live in grasslands and savannas in eastern and southern Africa. Male kori bustards range in weight from 24-42 pounds , and females are roughly half the size of the males. They stand about 5 feet tall. During the breeding season, males will gather in loose groups called leks and display...
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