marabou stork


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large African black-and-white carrion-eating stork

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ALL STORK: The Marabou Stork, aka the 'undertaker bird', now living at Birdland, Gloucestershire.
Paignton Zoo's Marabou stork chick It is the first time a marabou stork has been hatched at Paignton Zoo, Devon, and only the second time the species has so far bred in the UK.
Finding large birds of prey is common on islands, but I wasn't expecting to find a giant marabou stork," Meijer said.
At Sweetwaters, we watched stately marabou storks drop in.
In his novel The Marabou Stork Nightmares, Irvine Welsh revisits the life of raging Scottish youth with the same fury and honesty as Trainspotting and Acid House.
The Acid House, Marabou Stork Nightmares, published in England in 1995, and the forthcoming Ecstasy: Three Chemical Romances largely concern the rave scene's drugs of choice: MDMA, LSD, and "jellies" (slang for the downer Temazepam).
Tony, who was studying English literature at Bath University at the time, read Marabou Stork Nightmares, which played a part in making him give up his studies to become a full-time writer.
Abstract: A captive-born marabou stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus) was presented for swelling of the ventral air pouch of 1 month's duration.
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And, when the marabou stork arrives ready to feed, there's a sense that this is one of the great cartoon villains playing up for the cameras.
The marabou stork is the most evil-looking "witch" in memory.
A five-month-old African Marabou Stork from Holland called Mandy has also just arrived.
BOOKS: Repetitive Beat Generation, Ecstasy, Marabou Stork Nightmares, The Acid House, Trainspotting, 4Play, Glue and Porno, the follow-up toTrainspotting.
When he looks up, a marabou stork is sailing just above the windscreen, its pink gullet swinging as it wheels into blistering air.
The wildlife centre is also celebrating the arrival of a five-month-old African Marabou Stork, which has never been seen in the region before.