Brave bird swoops onto capybara (12 images)

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A brave little bird swoops in to land on the snout of an unsuspecting capybara.



The 'Brazilian cleaner bird' then examines the giant rodent's fur for ticks, which it feeds on.

It makes for a mutually beneficial relationship between the capybara and the bird - also known as a cattle tyrant - as it rids the 4ft-long mammal of the insects.

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