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Golden Pheasant
Chrysolophus pictus Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, DC, USA Alexander Vasiljev, Washington, DC, USA

Golden Pheasant

Chrysolophus pictus 
Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, DC, USA 
Alexander Vasiljev, Washington, DC, USA

THE death of Faridah, the hornbill, in Miri last week exposed the worst and the best of Sarawakians.
The despicable attempt by three young men to capture the matriarch among the flock of hornbills at Piasau Garden which resulted in her death, showed the sad callousness of some among us towards the conservation of wildlife in the state.
Faridah was the darling of birdwatchers and nature lovers in Miri. She and her mate had produced more than 50 fledglings although only four of her offspring are regularly seen in the garden.
Read more: http://www.theborneopost.com/2013/09/29/silver-lining-in-cloud-of-faridahs-death/#ixzz39QdVo5Br

THE death of Faridah, the hornbill, in Miri last week exposed the worst and the best of Sarawakians.

The despicable attempt by three young men to capture the matriarch among the flock of hornbills at Piasau Garden which resulted in her death, showed the sad callousness of some among us towards the conservation of wildlife in the state.

Faridah was the darling of birdwatchers and nature lovers in Miri. She and her mate had produced more than 50 fledglings although only four of her offspring are regularly seen in the garden.


Read more: http://www.theborneopost.com/2013/09/29/silver-lining-in-cloud-of-faridahs-death/#ixzz39QdVo5Br