The lesser adjutant stork (Leptoptilos javanicus) slowly walks along in shallow water or on the ground, looking for prey. Reaching out with its long neck, the stork grabs prey with the tip of its huge, powerful bill.

Facts Edit

  • Where to see them: South and Southeastern Asia
  • Height: Up to 4 ft
  • Lifespan: Up to 30 yrs
  • Wingspan: Up to 8 ft
  • Habitat: Forest and wetland
  • Diet: Small animals, some carrion
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