Bird gets a shower from a giraffe by Nick Dale (7 images)

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A red-billed oxpecker gets a soaking as it's sprayed with water by a female southern giraffe after it flew a little too close.

Photographer Nick Dale, 54 from Putney, London who was visiting the Chobe National Park in Botswana said, "The giraffe was dribbling water from her mouth, and one of the oxpeckers got caught in the stream. Whenever they (giraffes) drink, they have to splay their legs to get down low enough to reach the water. When they lift their heads afterwards,...
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