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Nature and Animals Protection Center in Dobrich receives two migratory birds

Планински, или индийски гъски (Anser indicus)
Photo: архив

Two Bar-headed geese (Anser indicus) are the new inhabitants of the Nature and Animals Protection Center in Dobrich, announced the zoo’s director Hristiyan Hristov. The bar-headed goose, also known as Indian Goose, migrates every year from India to Central Asia across the Himalayas. The couple previously lived in a bird-breeding station. They are still under quarantine.

Nearly 30 bird species live at the Dobrich Zoo, including ostriches, pheasants, ducks, peacocks, owls, emu, etc.

Compiled by: Vesela Krasteva

English version: Kostadin Atanasov

Photos: archive and Facebook/ Zoocentredobrich
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