The Animal Facts Monthly Wrap-Up:
Posted By : The Animal Facts Editorial Team
Date: November 1, 2020 10:30 pm
The Animal Facts monthly wrap-up is a new feature where at the end of each month we look at the most popular items across our website and social media.
We take a look at the top 3 news articles we have covered this month, our most popular animals on the website and the most popular posts on our socials.
Most Viewed Animal This Month
The scarlet ibis fact file is the most viewed animal this month.
These birds develop their pink coloration from the food which they eat.
Most Popular Social Posts
We have an active social media presence. These are the posts with the most likes or views across them this month. Click the social icon to visit our pages and follow us.
A pair of dingo puppies were popular on facebook this month.
The Brazilian Tapir was popular on twitter during October.
The Top 3 News Stories
These are our favorite news stories which we have covered at the world’s zoos this month in our news sections. If you missed them you can catch up by clicking the button.
Photo Credit: The Australian Reptile Park
Hugo the Galapagos giant tortoise celebrated turning 70 this month at the Australian Reptile Park. He enjoyed a cake and a scratch from his keepers. At 70 Hugo is currently considered middle aged with many more birthday’s ahead for him.
Photo Credit: Rick Stevens/ Taronga Zoo
Taronga Zoo welcomed an infant chimpanzee to mother, Naomi. This event was described as a ‘miracle’ by two keepers after Naomis last two pregnancies were unsuccessful.
#3 – Taronga Zoo Sydney Rescues Echidna After 4m Drop
Photo Credit: Taronga Zoo Sydney
Taronga Zoo Sydney has rescued a baby echidna (known as a puggle) after it was dropped 4m out of a tree after a bird of prey attempted to eat it. It is now being hand-raised by keepers at the zoo.
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