Ground Hornbills

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Southern ground hornbills can fly, but don’t often.  They are large and feed on insects, snakes, other birds, small amphibians and even tortoises.  They are possibly the slowest-breeding (triennially) and longest-lived of all birds. 

They are regarded as a vulnerable species.

The next day we saw them again, but they offered us better viewing for photographing with a tiny camera.

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