KNP natal spurfowl cannibals

We happened to see these Natal Spurfowl (Afrikaans name, Natalse Fisant) on the road, they appeared to be trying to revive one of their brood. A sad sight to see.

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It had obviously been hit by a car, probably racing through the park.

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Kruger National Park has a speed limit of 50kmph which is plenty fast enough when on the lookout for wildlife.

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They are able to hide very effectively in the bush with their well camouflaged plumage.

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