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Madagascar Cuckoo-roller | by David Bygott
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Madagascar Cuckoo-roller

Madagascar Cuckoo-roller male - Vakona crocodile park, Andasibe. The Cuckoo-roller is described as being very tame, and it is generally not disturbed by the inhabitants of Madagascar, many of which have legends and myths about the species. It is regarded by many as a good omen and the harbinger of clear weather. It tendency to be seen in pairs also has brought about an association with couples and love.

This was a wild bird but...

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Taken on September 26, 2013