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gang-gang

(ˈɡæŋˌɡæŋ)
n
(Animals) a small black cockatoo, Callocephalon fimbriatum, of SE Australia, the male of which has a scarlet head
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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The ACT already has a floral and faunal emblem including the Royal Bluebell which flowers in Canberra from late October to February and the gang-gang cockatoo which was first considered by a Standing Committee in 1996 before it was adopted by the Legislative Assembly a year later.
Injured were Jerson Hermosa, Daisy Pacho and a woman identified only as Gang-Gang.
Four gang-gang cockatoos from an aviary in Sydney displayed severe neurological signs.
Entertainment being integral to the festival, Mayor Gang-Gang (who is the younger sibling of former mayor Madeleine Alfelor-Gazmen) invited his and his wife Grace's favorite stars, Jake Cuenca and Angeline Quinto, to perform for IrigueAaAaAeA~o
During dinner, Mayor Gang-Gang shared with us his plans for his beloved city including a proposed call center, which his sister initiated, aimed at employing 500 of his constituents.
The collection included pairs of palm cockatoos worth pounds 20,000, Pesquet's parrots worth pounds 15,000 and gang-gang cockatoos worth pounds 25,000.
Going back to Mayor Gang-Gang (he was named in honor of former US President Ronald Reagan, but as he couldn't pronounce his name correctly, it came out only as "Gang" so, "naging Gang-Gang ang nickname ko," he explained), he may be a political neophyte but he took after his predecessor, his sister Madeleine Alfelor Gasmen, when it comes to his passion for public service.
Kailangan ko pa siya, and I go to her for advise in anything," Mayor Gang-Gang admitted.
Mayor Gang-Gang confirmed to us during dinner, after the awarding ceremonies for Tinagba Festival 2014, that the Call Center project will soon materialize.
Lead researchers Maria Magat and Culum Brown at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, worked with eight species of Australian parrot, some of which are primarily left-biased - gang-gang cockatoos, for instance, are 100 per cent left-footed - others right-biased and the rest "ambidextrous".
His collection included palm cockatoos worth pounds 20,000, and gang-gang cockatoos worth pounds 25,000.
Dr Culum Brown of the Department of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University in Sydney, and colleague Maria Magat, focused their research on several different types of Australian birds, such as gang-gangs, sulfur-crested cockatoos and Australian king parrots.