Secretary bird Ummi was born to parents "Zakima" and "Azizi" at the San Antonio zoo, where keepers waited over 20 years for this pair to produce a baby! Ummi was hatched in an incubator, since the zoo had waited so long for an egg. The keepers used hand puppets painted like secretary birds to feed him so that he wouldn't know he was being raised by humans.
Taken up close and personal with Ummi!
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