The East African Cape Buffalo has a very interesting, and natural cleaning system! The Yellow-billed oxpecker - bird! With as many as 10-15 birds climbing around on this huge animals body, they pick away at the ticks, and tick larva - 1,000's each day per bird!
Keeps life clean and healthy for the buffalo, and the birds make for a nice decoration placed nicely on a somewhat obnoxious looking beast!
raymond in Tanzania.
Cape Buffalo and Yellow-billed Oxpeckers
Raymond Barlow Photo Tours to Tanzania Wildlife and Nature
Nikon D850 ,Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G ED-IF AF-S VR
1/400s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso320