Egret makes a friend by Raju Karia (12 images)

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An egret strikes up an unusual friendship with an antelope as it stands on its head. The little bird can be seen perched on the antelope as it scans its surroundings for prey.

Amateur photographer Raju Karia said egrets use the animals as vantage points so they can see over tall grassland and spot prey. The nilgai antelope does not appear to be too fussed by the bird standing on its head, which Mr Karia says is because egrets clean up insects stuck on their fur. Estate agent Mr...
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