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This prehistoric-looking bird is a shoebill. To get this shot I had to wade for two hours into the middle of the Bangweulu Swamps in Zambia. It is estimated that the global population of this species is between 5,000 and 8,000 individuals with the primary threat to their survival being habitat destructions and the illegal pet trade.
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