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Blue Footed Booby Toy

$7.50
SKU 150529

It’s no mystery as to how the blue-footed booby got its name! Male blue-footed boobies use their uniquely-colored feet to attract a mate, and will dance and strut in front of females in order to show them off. The brighter the shade of blue, the better!

  • History: Although blue-footed boobies are currently classified as “least concern” on the conservation status spectrum, a recent study suggested that their numbers in the Galapagos Islands are declining due to breeding troubles. Researchers believe that the booby’s breeding success is being affected by a decline in the sardine population, which is of one of their main food sources. There is no evidence of other possible causes.
  • Scientific Name: Sula nebouxii
  • Characteristics: Expertly painted and designed with true-to-life detail, this blue footed booby toy is for more than just nature enthusiasts – they make great tools for learning and play as well! In what must be one of the strangest interactions in nature, the blue-footed booby’s feet actually depict how well-nourished it is, because the shade of blue is directly related to its consumption of fresh and healthy fish.
  • Size: 3 inches long and 2 inches tall, our blue-footed booby toy figurine is almost exactly the size of a credit card stood upright.
  • The Blue Footed Booby is part of the Wings of the World Birds collection
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free

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