Have you ever stood eye-to-eye with a bird? At five feet tall, saddle-billed storks are the tallest of their kind in Africa. Don’t be fooled by their lanky appearance. These birds are skilled predators.
TYPE OF ANIMAL:
bird, ciconiiformes (storks, herons, egrets, and their relatives)
IUCN CONSERVATION STATUS:
zoos - up to 35 years
solitary or found in pairs; occasionally groups of up to 12 individuals are spotted