Is That An Oxpecker On Your Head Or Are You Just Happy To See me?

 

Some crazy pics from nature!

We all like a spring clean every now and then and this impala is no different.

The antelope was pictured grimacing with delight as it was pecked over by an over-zealous tick-eating bird.

British amateur wildlife snapper Chris Hadfield captured the impala’s hilarious expressions during a trip to Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Outdoor Beasts Is That An Oxpecker On Your Head Or Are You Just Happy To See me?

Mrs Hadfield, 60, from Durham said: ‘The birds, called oxpeckers, are doing a service of cleaning up the impala.
‘They eat ticks and tick larvae as some get a lot of these on them. They also clean the ears by removing earwax and they clean debris from the corners of the eyes.’
Outdoor Beasts Is That An Oxpecker On Your Head Or Are You Just Happy To See me?
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