Hamerkop (4)

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(cast as a bird of ill-omen in African folklore due to its strange behaviour, the hamerkop has a feared reputation that gives it a degree
of protection due to the traditional belief that disaster will befall anyone who harms one)

Katuma River, Katavi National Park, Tanzania | July 2014
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Hamerkop (4)

Hamerkop (4)

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(cast as a bird of ill-omen in African folklore due to its strange behaviour, the hamerkop has a feared reputation that gives it a degree
of protection due to the traditional belief that disaster will befall anyone who harms one)

Katuma River, Katavi National Park, Tanzania | July 2014
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