kookaburra


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kookaburra

an arboreal, insectivorous and carnivorous bird of the kingfisher family (Alcedinidae) with an identifying, laugh-type call. Called also laughing jackass, Dacelo novaeguineae.
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Kookaburras are famous for their loud laughing and screeching calls and require constant care when they are young, with feeding at 5am every day.
The Kookaburras started off the match in great fashion, scoring through Christopher in the 11th minute via a penalty corner.
Since Gilroy joined Kookaburra last year he has initiated an extensive programme of factory improvements and product innovations.
Keen eyesight makes the Australian kookaburra a skilled hunting bird.
Woakes has been getting to grips with the Kookaburra ball which, typically in Australia, swings conventionally for 20 overs at most, and then not much, but does have reverse-swing potential.
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For me, the biggest challenge will be the two Tests in Johannesburg and Durban where the Kookaburra ball can be difficult to handle.
The Kookaburra ball used in New Zealand and Australia is not renowned for lavish swing, though England did manage to get some during the last Ashes series.