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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Southern Ground Hornbill (Selinda, Botswana)

Female Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri) exhibiting feeding behavior. The turkey-sized birds glean insects and small vertebrates from the grasslands, tossing them in the air before swallowing.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Botswana
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Copyright: © Susan Lunn