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Yellow-billed Oxpecker

(Buphagus africanus)
An unusual bird which specialises in gleaning ticks and other insects from large mammals although they will also take blood from open wounds. Photographed in Waza National Park. See the 'Mammals' gallery for more giraffe photographs.
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