Great Malay Argus Pheasant Argusianus argus
The Great Malay Argus Pheasant lives in dry, lowland primary and logged forests.
Diet in the wild
Fruits, ants, slugs, snails, meat and insects
Diet at the Zoo
Fruits, vegetables, greens, seeds, insects and grain
- Male's call can travel up to a half a mile.
- Females look different from males and are easy to tell apart.
- Males have longer wing and tail feathers than females.
- Males have feathers with "eyes" on them called "ocelli"