Zoos are known to exchange species with each other. For example, a few of our African elephants have taken up residence recently at the zoo in Tucson, Arizona.
When I go to the San Diego Zoo or the Safari Park, I’ve been known to spend a lot of time in the many aviaries. A couple of days ago I found a pigeon at the Safari Park. Of course, rock pigeons are regulars just about everywhere in San Diego and every city I’ve ever been in. The pigeon I found, however, is a Nicobar pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica):
The Nicobar pigeon is native to the Nicobar Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean. It is not a threatened species, and is the only living member of the Caloenas genus.
If it’s ever missing from the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park, just send the police to my place…
This post is dedicated to Carra Riley, author, speaker, small business consultant, and real estate agent in Winslow, Arizona. I have known Carra for about three years through a real estate professional networking site. I highly recommend her for anyone needing her services. Be sure to click on the link to see just what all Carra has to offer.
Dedications are my way of trying to provide a little extra Google juice for people I have come to know and respect over the years.
I ate at a restaurant on Santa Catalina Island that had an awesome view of the City and Port of Avalon. I did not dine alone:
When our little bird didn’t get any food, he got a little angry:
Do they have anger management for birds?