The zebra finch is the most common estrildid finch of Central Australia and
ranges over most of the continent, avoiding only the cool ...
Zebra Finches in Brief. Scientific Name: Taeniopygia guttata castanotis. Adult
Size: About 4 inches (10 cm) Weight: 0.5 to 1 ounce (15 to 30 gm) Life Span: 4 to
Color: multi colored; Size: small; Lifespan: Up to 10 years; Sounds: Chatterer ...
Perhaps the most popular finch due to its availability and price, the zebra finch
has ... Zebra finches breed readily, and are a good beginner's bird, easy to care
Zebra Finches originate from Australia. Zebras live in open grasslands with some
bushes and trees. They live in dry areas over most of Australia. They live in ...
The average life span of most finches is between 5 and 10 years, though .... are
fairly easy to breed, such as the popular Zebra Finch and the Society Finch.
Zebra Finches are great birds for a beginner or any bird enthusiast! ... They are
long-lived, with a life span in captivity of about 12 years. Contents. Scientific ...
Jan 9, 2012 ... Young, middle-aged and old zebra finches, showing obvious ... of these caps,
called telomeres, measured early in life can predict life span.
Small, boldly patterned zebra finches are among the most bred finch species in
captivity and one of ... affectionate or interactive with their people, they spend
almost their entire lives in a cage. ... How Long Is an Average Equine's Life Span
Jan 30, 2008 ... My zebra finch Squeak died today he was almost 16. I will miss .... Why is it that
the usual finch or canary life span is expected to be 5 years?
Feb 2, 2012 ... Shorter telomeres may mean a shorter lifespan, and longer telomeres a ... The
paper looks at 99 zebra finches in which telomere length was ...