Both Christine and Ernst happily held some of the feathery exhibits. An attendant watches on.
This was the whitest emu I'd ever seen. It was not the only creature to have visual appeal. Some creatures looked like toucans with large, protruding beaks. In one enclosure, Ernst discovered the Lisztaffe, a small monkey named after the composer Franz Liszt, a distant relative of ours by marriage. The Lisztaffe is so named because its crazy white hairdo resembles that of the 19th century composer.