Posted by Jakejacoby on Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:47 am

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A large stork of the Pantanal in Brazil.  The name comes from the Tupi-Guarani language meaning "swollen neck".  It is the tallest flying bird in South and Central America with a wingspan of 9-feet.

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by david fletcher on Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:19 pm
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Striking bird Jake. Very aptly named. Nice eye contact
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by Ron Day on Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:55 pm
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Such an unusual looking bird, Jake. The "swollen neck" appearance is unique, and the information provided is very interesting.

by Carol Clarke on Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:33 pm
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The world's large storks all have such a regal presence! Nicely done, Jake!

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