Species: Laughing Kookaburra
Birthday: April 9, 2017
Favourite Food: Mice
Size / Weight: 285g
Fun fact: Laughing kookaburras have the nickname “bushman’s alarm clock” because they primarily call at dawn and dusk. One kookaburra will start with a low, hiccupping chuckle, then more and more kookaburras will join in, until they throw their heads back in a loud raucous laughter.
Where are Laughing Kookaburra found?
Range: Australia, and parts of New Zealand and Tasmania
Habitat: Woodlands and Eucalyptus forests
Silva is named in memory of Angela Silva, a caring and passionate Earth Rangers member who was well-known in her community for her dedication to helping animals and the environment. Angela’s bright spirit continues to shine as Silva brings smiles to thousands of children across the country.
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