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TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Red-billed ox-pecker (buphagus erythrorhynchus) sitting on the face of Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer). The red-billed ox-pecker and the buffalo have a symbiotic relationship. The bird gains food by eating ticks from the buffalo's skin, while the buffalo gets cleaned of parasites. Filmed in Zimanga private game reserve, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.
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