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(noun) A large building used to house birds in captivity.

Aviaries are often elaborate and may include landscaping and water features to simulate birds’ natural habitat. Birds in an aviary are generally free to fly, though aviaries with birds of prey may have more isolated sections to protect both birds and visitors. Many aviaries are found in zoos, gardens, and parks. Some aviaries are simple exhibits, while others feature educational activities as well as bird conservation and rehabilitation programs.

Pronunciation: AY-vee-AIR-eee
Also Known As: Flight Cage
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