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S number 1 is for Shoebill Stork

. Shoebill storks live in Africa, and are unusual, prehistoric-looking birds, about one and half metres tall. They have extraordinary, up to 30 cm long, shoe-shaped bills from which they derive their name. Not a huge amount is known about them – they hunt at night, are quite solitary, and live in impenetrable marshes. They …

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