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Denver Zoo Home to Rare Cockatoo Hatchlings


Animals  (tags: animals, cockatoos, palm cockatoo, birds, hatchlings, wildanimals, zoo animals, zoos, rare animals, conservation, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1310 days ago - denverpost.com
The Denver Zoo is home to two rare palm- cockatoo hatchlings. The chicks were hatched -- one Jan. 18 and the other Feb. 10 -- from separate breeding pairs at the zoo. Palm cockatoos hatched in captivity are rare.



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Cindy C. (125)
Friday February 18, 2011, 12:40 pm
aww bless aw
 

Erin R. (169)
Friday February 18, 2011, 2:16 pm
How nice! :-)
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1650)
Friday February 18, 2011, 4:49 pm
Oh I love it! How precious! God bless its tiny heart! Thank you so much, Yrna!
 

Alice C. (1797)
Friday February 18, 2011, 5:44 pm
Thanks for posting this adorable news !
 

Laura Mancuso (7)
Friday February 18, 2011, 6:23 pm
This is most endearing! Thanks for sharing the news.
 

Michael Carney (209)
Friday February 18, 2011, 11:11 pm
Noted...
 

Shirley S. (174)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 1:11 am
Not the prettiest of babies.
 

Andrea Nemec (217)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 1:29 am
Great news! Maybe not the most beautiful babys in the world, but they certainly deserve our attention!
 

Dotti Lydon (116)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 7:30 am
Shirley S. - I was going to say, kinda ugly, but the cuteness overshadows that.
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 7:59 am
innocent Babies; for my eyes: truly cute. :-) Good Luck, little ones!
 

Val R. (243)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 8:05 am
Wonderful - thank you - cross-posted.
 

Dave C. (214)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 8:08 am
cute, but I wish the link had a picture of an adult, too....
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 8:16 am
Thanks for sharing~
 

Stephanie Isemann (124)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 9:12 am
Wonder what the parents look like? Very cute. Thanks for the post.
 

Kay M. (351)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 9:12 am
awe
 

Tamara E. (22)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 9:32 am
So ugly they're cute. Would rather see them born in their natural habitat. But at the rate we are going not much natural habitat will be left.
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 10:10 am
Cute. Thank you Yrna.
 

. (0)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 11:02 am
brr ugly bird =) but nevertheless a happy story, thanks Yrna. wish they were free tho
 

Ian Donelson (149)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 12:44 pm
Cute little guy.
 

Natividad P. (104)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 1:01 pm
Noted. Thank you
 

Daphne Duncan (6)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 1:18 pm
All babies are precious...these little ones are sooo cute!!! I adore birds...especially parrots! I am owned by nine parrots, two of them being a Moluccan Cockatoo and a Rose Breasted Cockatoo. Palm Cockatoo's are very large parrots...Google them and you will be in for a treat!!!!
 

Mary T. (186)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 2:17 pm
Noted so sweet.
 

Alicia v. (181)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 3:21 pm
Chicky one.
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 4:23 pm
Thank you so much. Yrna Thanks . For sharing this news whit us.
 

Sylvia Walker (16)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 5:06 pm
noted, best of luck to them
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 8:11 pm
Noted , hope they grow up beautiful !
 

Luke Bednar (1)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 9:54 pm
LOVE kokies,one of them (unfortunately or luckily) lives with me, rescued (hit by car), requires lot of care, I do not care about the time I spend to take care of him, I love him. His name is Koki "very original". He has, (I believe) everything he needs. Sometimes when i go for a walk and see wild cockatoos playing in the trees I feel sorry for Koki and wanna cry because he cannot return to his environment. I collect pine cones for him he loves to destroy them, he also loves chocolate very much, however he get this treat only on his birthday (it is when we rescued him) because we do not know when he was born. TO ALL OF YOU MY FRIENDS, PLEASE do not buy kokies from pet shops unless u r very committed, they require a lot of LOVE and CARE, even if they not wild.
To ZOO in Denver: These are very rare species, Please take care of them, they deserve it, Cheers and good luck with them.
 

Ana R (220)
Saturday February 19, 2011, 10:44 pm
Good Luck, little ones!:)
noted with hope&thanks
 

Laverne Wallace (59)
Sunday February 20, 2011, 7:14 am
noted
 

Judith H. (27)
Sunday February 20, 2011, 7:39 am
goodluck lil babies!
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday February 20, 2011, 8:13 am
I hope the survive.
 

Ron Gordon (14)
Sunday February 20, 2011, 10:02 am
Lovely!
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Monday February 21, 2011, 11:05 am
Cute. Thank you Yrna.
 

Angela Weber (27)
Monday February 21, 2011, 9:24 pm
Thanks for the happy post.
 

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (44)
Sunday February 27, 2011, 9:04 am
Awesome....................noted.
 

Dianne D. (463)
Saturday March 5, 2011, 4:37 pm
Hope these little guys make it.
 

Antonio M. (128)
Wednesday March 9, 2011, 12:53 pm
It's cute, the little baby. Thanks Val!
 

Kelly H. (22)
Friday April 22, 2011, 9:58 pm
THANKS FOR POSTING THIS!
 
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