Cleanup Crew

This Cape Buffalo bull hosted a rather large cleanup crew as he went to have a drink at one of Thanda largest waterholes. Red-billed Oxpeckers eat ticks and other parasites off these large herbivores and are therefore tolerated as ‘passengers and servants’. But the male Buffalo got rather upset when one of the little bird stared picking him right next to his eyes.

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Pictures by Christian Sperka – Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Safari

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