National Geographic : 1953 Jan
© National Geographic Society Zebra and Fire Finches Live Thousands of Miles Apart Desert travelers in Australia hail flocks of Zebra Finches (left) as meaning water is near. Fire Finches are sparrow-common in parts of tropical Africa. Birds of Many Words! Hill Mynas from Tropical Asia Readily they learn to "talk." Keepers atthe National Zoological Park inWash ington taught a Mynatoask Congressmen, "How about theappropriation?"