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Greater adjutant

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The greater adjutant (Leptoptilos dubius) belongs to the stork family, Ciconiidae. The greater adjutant is distributed in Africa, Southern Asia, Indian Subcontinent and Indonesia.
Biological classification of Leptoptilos dubius
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ciconiidae
Subfamily:-
Genus:Leptoptilos
Species:L. dubius
Binomial name:Leptoptilos dubius
Distribution:Africa, southern Asia, Indonesia
Feeding habits:carrion,offal, small vertebrates
IUCN status listing:
Endangered

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