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  • n. Plural form of cockatoo.


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  • Squatters of "cockatoos," or even of miners; for no one came their way who could possibly help it.

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  • High-value birds and reptiles such as cockatoos, turtles and snakes frequently pass through the island nation's borders illegally en route to other countries to be sold as pets, food or for medicine. : Breaking News

  • We skywayed above the famed Three Sisters peaks, bushwalked among waterfalls and canyons, and spotted lyrebirds, cockatoos and kookaburras in the eucalyptus-forested valley.

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  • From afternoon joggers to tourists hoping to see roaming cockatoos, the Royal Botanic Garden gets four million visitors a year.

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  • Nine-year-old Willow Smith's hot single "Whip My Hair" has already taken the Internet by storm, created memes galore, and is now being danced to by cockatoos!

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  • For the most part it was a silent forest, lush and dank, where only occasionally a wood-pigeon cooed or snow - white cockatoos laughed harshly in laborious flight.

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  • Animals adorn many a wine bottle in the U.S. Aardvarks, cockatoos, impalas and penguins all have helped make wine less intimidating to Americans, marketers say.

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  • He had gone back to Tudor, and hidden with him for a week, living on wild fruits and the few pigeons and cockatoos he had been able to shoot with bow and arrow.

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  • Save for the occasional splash of a fish or the screaming of cockatoos, there seemed no other life.


  • And Kwaque, without averring anything at all, resolutely refrained from possessing himself of the white cockatoos brought ashore by the sailors off the trading schooners.



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