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Hi, Baby Kroeskoppelpelikaan!

This very rare, very newborn birdie is a Dalmatian Pelican born at Zoo Blijdorp Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The first of his kind in that country, this member of a Vulnerable species is the largest member of the Pelican family weighing in around 25 pounds with a 10-foot wingspan when fully feathered and grown.It's hard to imagine the lil one – called "Kroeskoppelpelikaan" in Dutch – growing up to be the world's heaviest flying species, but it's true. See another picture of the babe a bit closer up when you

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Rkitekt Rkitekt 7 years
looks just like the chicken wings i ate for dinner last night.
kristyy kristyy 7 years
So ugly yet strangely a bit cute
Spiderlove Spiderlove 7 years
Eh, I'll probably be the only one to say it, but NOT CUTE. I don't love birds to start with, but this is just creepy looking.
flyingroo flyingroo 7 years
Try saying that 10 times, really fast! :rotfl:
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Awwwwwwwwwww
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