Balaenicipitidae


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Balaenicipitidae

[bə‚lēn·ə·sə′pid·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of wading birds composed of a single species, the shoebill stork (Balaeniceps rex), in the order Ciconiiformes.
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