Caption: Oxpecker (Buphagus sp) on the head of an impala (Aepyceros melampus). This bird feeds on ticks and other parasites, but also opens its own wounds in its host to feed directly on flesh and blood. Filmed in South Africa.

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Oxpecker and impala

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Duration: 00:00:23.01

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

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Capture format: Canon EOS 7D

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