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Yogyakarta Off The Beaten Path: 30 reviews and 43 photos

  Cuttlefish Bone, Yogya Bird Market
by bpacker

I was loitering around a bird feed shop in Yogya when I saw a box of whitish bones. Before I could scratch my head in askance, a kind local explained to me that these were cuttle-fish bones and they were essential supplements for caged birds. Apparently, you give it to those little fellas to fortify them with calcium and whittle away their beaks so that they don't impale their mates.

Where:Pasar Ngasem, Bird Feed Shop, Yogyakarta. Not too far from the Kraton (Palace)

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 13, 2006
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