The Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) also known as Whalehead or Shoe-billed Stork. The adorable, absolutely fantastic Shoebill is a very large stork-like bird. It lives in tropical east Africa in large swamps from Sudan to Zambia
Obsessed with this flower, someone buy me some! Protea From South Africa ~ these grow wild on the hillsides and you can buy a bouquet of them for the price of one stem in the U. There are many varieties, all spectacular.