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Synonyms for shoebill

large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe

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Shoebills hunt for food by standing as still as statues or by walking slowly in muddy waters.
Shoebills, like storks have a surprising way of staying cool on hot days: by defecating (pooping) on their legs--cooling by evaporation
ITO, Japan - The shoebill is a very large stork-like bird known for its habit of remaining motionless for long periods.
Uganda, one the few countries where the bird is still found, has one of the largest shoebill populations, with over 200 birds living in the Lake Kyoga region alone.