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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Wonderfully Wild Wednesday: Screaming screamers

Posted by: Rebecca Whitham, Communications



Even if you haven’t seen the crested screamer at the zoo, you almost certainly have heard it. 


When these birds vocalize, it is obvious why they are named “screamer”—their double-noted trumpeting or guttural drumming can be heard up to 2 miles away! You’ll find our screamers in an exhibit near the flamingos in the Temperate Forest zone

Photo by Dennis Dow/Woodland Park Zoo

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