Recent Examples of kookaburra from the Web
There is perhaps no better place to go bird-watching this holiday season - and no easier way to get so close to so many exotic flying creatures, including rhinoceros hornbills, Malayan flying fox fruit bats and laughing kookaburras.
Bee-eaters, ospreys and kookaburras have similar eye-disguising patterns.
Examples today include raccoons, ferrets, ospreys and kookaburras.
The 10-acre ranch is home to more than 100 animals ranging from armadillos, cheetahs and wallabies to Siberian lynx, kookaburra and alligators.
Shows may feature an eagle, a vulture, a condor, a crane or a kookaburra.
The final allegro came from a flock of cackling kookaburras outside my villa.
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Origin and Etymology of kookaburra
First Known Use: 1834See Words from the same year
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Definition of kookaburra for English Language Learners
: a large Australian bird whose call is like loud laughter
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