Great Malay Argus Pheasant Argusianus argus

Habitat

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

Fascinating Facts

  • 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"

  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400