Curious animals!!!!

I’m sure everybody loves animals, some people have favorites, When people ask me: “Which is your favorite animal?” I don´t have an answer because there is so many great fabulous beautiful amazing animals that for me is hard to choice one.
There are animals I see everyday they don´t make me feel so excited as when you see a tiger or zebra or some exotic animal, I´ve not found with a lot of exotic animals but I do I´ve found Curious animals. they got my attention that mostly of them I saw more than twice even I took them pictures. Here are some of these particular animals.

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“Chiricana” this is the name for this kind of hen.

it´s very funny to see them walking…. their legs are the shorter ones. a normal chicken has 15 cm longitude on their legs but this kind has 7-10 cm.

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I introduce you “SUPERMAN”

or I should call it “Super Rooster” I love this rooster His owner call him Superman, He is a fighter he does not care his size! I found this rooster and the adorable tiny chiricana hen in my aunt´s house backyard in chone. I am so happy I had my camera on my hands.

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colorful turkey

Who have not seen a turkey? Maybe this one does not have anything particular but When I visit this farm from Zamora (Ecuador Province) after have walked for two hours up to a giant hill this turkey it was in the door making weird noises like warning the owner that somebody is coming. I should call it “The security guard”.

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fashion cow

When I think about farms my first thought it’s black and white cows, pigs, chickens but when My friend from Zamora´s farm told me he is going to show me his cows I never expected to see this one… She looks like a fashion cow wearing a tiger coat!!!

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Doddy

Doddy was a mico monkey (he died recently) He was living in a cage close to the house that I was living in La Mocora. mandarins season was the best for him, he used to eat a lot of mandarin Doddy also peeled the mandarins meticulously to be sure he eats pure pulp.

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Doddy peeling a mandarin

The bad thing about Doddy He also liked to steal chicks and eat them.

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shaved rooster

Nice legs!!! don’t you think? there is a traditional activity called: “pelea de gallos” rooster fight. A lot of people trains roosters for the fighter, this rooster have been trained thats what his legs show.

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Guanta

guanta is a rodent lives in the forest, in La Mucura it’s like a afrodisiac is not easy to hunt, people hunt at night to get them. more information HERE.

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guanta no hairs!!!

After remove all the hair……….by hands

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Cecilio and Gloria… My hosts in La Mocora

Cecilio is a good butcher and His wife Gloria a great assistant!!! I think I was better just watching!!! and after Gloria made a good dinner.. I joined to them!!! it was a delicoius guanta´s stew!!!

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A new technique to transport ducks!!!

As many people know in Ecuador there is not public transportation for country areas, so the farmers have to carry their products in trucks with a lot of more people so I think that with all this conditions This is the best way to transport Ducks.

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crazy feathers!!!!

no it’s not a bird, is a chickens but he decided be different… Maybe rock star or He just likes a unique hairstyle!!!!!!

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Pancho

This pig does not like to wait someone feed it!!!! He likes to take initiative, He was eating from a papaya tree!!!

My curious animals always have something to show me!!! I just hope to have always ready my camera!!!

What is your favorite?

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About silvana1989

Una persona con amor por la vida y su esencia, siempre dispuesta a aprender. Disfruto de la buena lectura, música, agricultura y conocer gente y éste blog es para mostrar las experiencias que todo esto junto le da a mi vida
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19 Responses to Curious animals!!!!

  1. Gallivanta says:

    So much variety. I love the little chiricana and Doddy.

  2. Doddy has to be my favorite. Rest in peace, Doddy! I’m new to your blog, and will be back.

  3. fotograffer says:

    Great post. I have eaten agouti in Ecuador. It looks much like the guanta. Could they be the same?

  4. terrytrekker says:

    Really great pics! Ever heard of labba?

  5. Great post. That is one huge pig at the tree. Am partial to the chiricana and Doddy.

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