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Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori), Etoscha National Park, Namibia

The kori bustard is the largest flying bird native to Africa. It is a member of the bustard family, which all belong to the order Gruiformes and are restricted in distribution to the Old World. It is one of the four species (ranging from Africa to India to Australia) in the large-bodied Ardeotis genus. In fact, the male kori bustard may be the heaviest living animal capable of flight.

Year: 2015

From album: African Biodiversity

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: cats fauna Kenya Krüger National Park Thompsons gazelles zebra

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