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a Cape buffalo with a bird resting on its nose
May 20, 2014

Bird Buddy

A cooperative bird finds and eats insects from a Cape buffalo's face in a grooming ritual that pays off for both of them.

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Editor's Note, June 12, 2013: This post has been updated to accurately identify the buffalo pictured as a Cape buffalo.

Photograph by Akash Das, National Geographic Your Shot

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