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Hammerkops and Geese

Val from Mpala has been watching you watching Mpala! She gives us some amazing facts to accompany¬†some of those amazing snapshots you’ve captured of African birds.

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African Birds Part 1: Egyptian Goose

The Egyptian Goose figured prominently in ancient civilizations. It was considered sacred by the ancient Egyptians, who believed that the geese were messengers between earth and heaven, and Greeks and Romans raised them for food.