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National Animal and Bird

Post by David George » Sat Mar 11, 2006 7:27 am

Hey guys there are lot of people from different countries why don't you tell
which your national animal and birds are.
For India it is the Royal Bengal Tiger and the Indian Peafowl[Peacock]
I will tell about some other national animals and birds.
For Bhutan it is Takin and Raven,
For Nepal it is Cow and Pigeon,
For Bangladesh it is Royal Bengal Tiger and Magpie,
For Australia it is Kangaroo and Emu,
For Sri Lanka it is Lion and Jungle Fowl,
For Pakistan it is Markhor and Red-legged partridge,
For Philippines it is Water Buffalo and Monkey-eating Eagle,
For Uganda it is Ugandan Cob and Crested Crane,
For Namibia it is Crimsonbreasted Shrike[Bird],
For South Africa it is Springbok and Blue Crane,
For Botswana it is Zebra and Lilac Breasted Roller,
For Zambia and Malawi it is Fish Eagle,
For Zimbabwe it is Lilac Breasted Roller,
For Venezuela it is Turpial,
For U.S it is Bald Eagle.
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Post by Ken Ramos » Sat Mar 11, 2006 11:21 am

Some interesting data you have posted there David George. I was stationed in the Philippine Islands for about six years while in the U.S. Navy and those eagles they have over there are really something else. It seems that here a while back they were featured on Nature on PBS. Quite large and awesome they were. :D
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Post by David George » Sat Mar 11, 2006 12:02 pm

Sorry to ask you Mr Ramos but do you have any photos of the monkey eating eagle.I have only seen a martial eagle in Kenya thats when I recognised tha eagles are huge creatures especially when I saw it flying.
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Post by Ken Ramos » Sat Mar 11, 2006 12:44 pm

I am sorry David George, I have no photographs from the Philippines. :( During my time of sevice there, my time was spent more in traveling and see things, along with my work, rather than photographing them. :D Looking back to those now lost years, I really wish that I had taken photos of every place that I had visited during my time of naval service. :(
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Post by alextemplet » Sat Mar 11, 2006 5:27 pm

For Louisiana it's the alligator and the pelican.
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Post by cardiorrhexis » Sat Mar 11, 2006 5:29 pm

Monkey-eating Eagle



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Post by David George » Sun Mar 12, 2006 5:57 am

Thanks for the photos cardiorrhexis.I have seen a beautiful painting of this bird as if it was going to catch a monkey and the monkey would be screaming.I am not sure which book I saw it but I will get to know it tommorow.
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Post by Linn » Mon Mar 13, 2006 8:51 pm

Massachusetts, USA
State bird is the Black Capped Chickadee
and the Wild Turkey is state game animal
State bug: Lady bug
State flower: May Flower (probably because of the ship that brought the pilgrims)
Morgan horse was developed here and
State dog is the Boston terrier. :)

I am sure glad there are no Tigers!!!!!
Only nice little Mountain Lions :)
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Post by David George » Tue Mar 14, 2006 6:30 am

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Wild Turkey


Speaking about turkey I remember once I read the the US president franklin[the president in the 100 US dollar note] planned to make turkey as the national bird because he liked its calmness but it was changed to the Bald Eagle.


I am sure glad there are no Tigers!!!!!
Only nice little Mountain Lions

Well don't tell me that pumas are not dangerous as a matter of fact there is a tiger in this forum :shock: who else me! :twisted: :twisted: Roar..........Roar.........
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Post by David George » Tue Mar 14, 2006 6:37 am

The state animal of Tamil Nadu is the Black Buck.
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Post by alextemplet » Tue Mar 14, 2006 11:13 am

Yeah, I think they made it the bald eagle because nobody wanted our national bird to be something we shoot at for Christmas dinner. And the most dangerous animal in the world is Homo sapiens. I am man, hear me roar.
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Post by David George » Tue Mar 14, 2006 12:38 pm

Thats great Alex let us both roar so that our sound is heard througt this forum and then the world.Common Alex let us Roar.
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