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Gondwana


The capital winter building, an exposition presented by the inhabitants of the continents, once united in the giant mega-continent of Gondwana.  South America is represented by brown capuchins, marmosets, agouti and tapirs, Africa by green monkeys, and Australia by Bennett's kangaroos, emus, black swans and parrots (rosellas, cockatiels and song parrots).

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Central American Agouti
A sensitive and fearful inhabitant of the selva.
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Marmoset common
One of the smallest and most restless monkeys.
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Brown Capuchin
Monkey of "Stone Age", master chopping nuts with stones.
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Black Swan
Australian antipode of the swans of the North, a graceful handsome man.
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Monkey green
Originally from Africa, elegant, active and inquisitive.
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Emu
A large running bird, along with a kangaroo, is depicted on the coat of arms of Australia.