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Kori Bustard

Caption: A male Kori inflates his neck during a mating display. The large African bird, requires flat, savanna-like terrain, secluded "hiding" spots and a proper male-to-female ratio to adequately perform during breeding season.

Credit: Jessie Cohen, Smithsonian's National Zoo

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