Sword-billed Hummingbird

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The Sword-billed Hummingbird is the only bird in the world which has a bill that is actually longer than its body. As such it is unable to preen itself and has to use its feet. This is universally acknowledged as one of nature’s stranger, funnier sights. The length of its bill is so it can feed on plants with long corollas. As you might expect its tongue is also unusually long.


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    Nimbo
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    I wonder what hummingbird tastes like

    Macol
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    chicken.

    someone was going to say it, might as well be me.

    natedog
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    teh helicopter of the Avian world

    Caio
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    The_duck, you kind of sound turned on by this you sick fuck.

    dorix
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    Sword-billed hummingbirds will fucking cut you wide open!

    Moe
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    Proof that a hummingbird could fucking kill you!

    Brevity Truta
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    The long tongue would sure lap up that sweet nectar really well.