Black palm cockatoo, goliath cockatoo, great black cockatoo
New Guinea, Australia, Indonesia
Wild: 40-60 yrs // Captivity: 80-90 yrs
- Black palm cockatoo pairs mate for life.
- Males use sticks, or seed pods, and drum them against trees as a territorial display.
- Black palm cockatoos lay a single egg every other year.
- Their striking appearance has made them highly sought after in the pet trade.
- Very little is known about the black palm cockatoo. Their lifespan in the wild is undetermined.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Psittaciformes Family: Cacatuidae Genus: Probosciger Species: P. aterrimus
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