Facts

Do you know that the shoebill stork can live up to 25 years !

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The Shoebill is normally silent, but they perform bill-clattering displays at the nest

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The population is estimated at between 5,000 and 8,000 individuals, the majority of which live in swamps in Sudan, Uganda, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Zambia.

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Shoebills are largely piscivorous but are assured predators of a considerable range of wetland vertebrates like: “frogs, water snakes, Nile monitors (Varanus niloticus) and baby crocodiles. More rarely, turtles, snails, rodents and smallwaterfowl “.

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If you want more information about the Shoebill , please visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoebill

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