Vanishing Borneo Pheasants Look Great but Won’t Mate

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: April 6, 2005   View Article

In zoos Bulwer’s pheasants’ stunning looks elicit oohs and ahhs from visitors. But the birds themselves seem to find each other somewhat less than appealing.

As a result, they’re producing no offspring—a concern to conservationists who hope to build up the species’s numbers in captivity as they decline in the wild.

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