Marabou Stork

Marabou Stork
Leptoptilus crumeniferos
(January 2005)

Another anticipated hatch in the Bird Department was the Marabou Storks. From December 2004 to February 2005 2 eye-catching chicks were successfully hand-reared.

Having a pleasant nap waiting for the next meal.

At 16 days old getting a fish treats for lunch.

28 days old attempt to jump out of the box!

30 days old, preparing to stand and walk.


43 days exercising several advanced skills while waiting for breakfast.

Written By:
Mr. Dean O. Tugade
Assistant Bird Curator
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