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Re: Can Blue cap Cordon blues and Zebra Finches breed?

Posted by Stephanie on 6/04/06
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    On 6/04/06, Mike wrote:
    > On 5/28/06, Stephanie wrote:
    >> I got a large flight cage with a pair of Zebra Finches.
    >> Now I have a couple of Cordon Blues I put in there. Now it
    >> looks like the male Zebra and the Cordon blue hen are in
    >> love. They're been cooing to each other and every thing. I
    >> was wondering, can Cordon blues and Zebra's successfully
    >> breed?
    > No. They are not closely enough related to interbreed. The
    > cordons are African waxbills and the zebras are Australian
    > grass finches.

    well, I'll bet he'll be sad when he finds out! :)