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A Hungry Bird Brutally Separates a Bee From Its Stinger

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A Hungry Bird Brutally Separates a Bee From Its Stinger

Short | 01:57

Carmine bee-eaters use their long slender bill to pluck bees out of the air. Then, to neutralize their dangerous sting, they?ll smash the bee against the ground, several times.

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Over the course of a year, more than 480 different species of birds spread their wings in the Luangwa Valley. From tiny kingfishers, to flocks of great white pelicans, and some of Africa's most endangered vultures, these aerial masters have found a use for every inch of the land. As these winged wonders search for food, shelter, and mates, discover why Luangwa is a utopia for both residents and visitors alike.

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