Birds of paradise

Where is Paradise?

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birdofparadisemapBirds of paradise are found ONLY from eastern Australia to New Guinea and surrounding islands. With abundant food, varied habitats and few predators, the birds have been free to evolve with great diversity and exaggerate their most attractive traits to a degree that they look absurd.

 

 

There are 39 species identified and photographed in the wild by National Geographic.

Check these out!

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The King of Saxony bird of pardise (left), and the Twelve wired bird of paradise (right) both use their extra traits to seem more attractive.

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