A mother bird looks like she has 10 legs by Willem de Wolf (13 images)

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mother bird looks like she has 10 legs - but it's just her four babies hiding under her plumage. The chicks are kept warm and safe from predators under the feathers of the female wading bird.

Photographer Williem de Wolf thought he had stumbled across a 'decipede bird' when he spotted the mother sheltering her babies, but the fluffy grey chicks were soon revealed. He said: "The first time I saw this I was very excited and enlightened.
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