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Reuters: Biologists record call of rare bird

The call of the rare Sumatran ground cuckoo, which was widely believed extinct until a decade ago, has been recorded for the first time, the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society said on Monday.

OK, be honest now: hands up who thought Sumatran ground cuckoo was a cooking ingredient.

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