Species: Dacelo novaeguineae
Grade 6 Animal Trading Card
March 4, 2005
The laughing kookaburra is about 45 cm long, with a long and heavy bill. The main colors of the feathers are brown, black, white, and gray.
The laughing kookaburra lives in dense woodland.
. This kookaburra can be found in eastern and southern Australia including New Guinea, and was recently introduced to Tasmania.
. The kookaburra’s diet consists of frogs, lizards, insects, rodents, small birds, and fish.
The laughing kookaburra has developed strong neck muscles to help kill prey.
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