Thursday, August 6, 2009

And on a lighter note...

I made a visit to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens this morning, and encountered this Komodo Dragon (Varanus komodoensis) mugging for my camera:

I also got up close and personal with an Inca Tern (Larosterna inca):

And a Green-winged Macaw (Ara chloroptera) and Blue and Yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) obligingly groomed each other for me:

The tern and macaws are native to South America; the dragon is from Indonesia.

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