TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Secretary bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) drinking. This bird of prey inhabits grassland and open spaces of sub-Saharan Africa. Although an accomplished flyer it remains mostly terrestrial. It feeds on snakes, large insects, lizards and rats, stamping the larger prey to death with its large claws. Photographed in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
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