Wildlife photographer Gary Jones took off in South Africa this Pumbaa from The Lion King with birds in the back.
Who is Pumbaa? Pumbaa — a warthog, he resembles a wild boar with a slightly flattened, very large head. First striking six subcutaneous fat resembling warts disposed symmetrically on the perimeter of the muzzle, and the curved, reaching lengths of 60 cm canines.
The skin is usually gray in color, and because of the warm climate of Africa is more delicate than the European ones. On the back of the head and on the back of a Warthog has a mane.
Pumbaa are social animals living in groups, typically from 4 to 16 adult animals. Lead an active life especially during the day, during the midday heat like to rest in the bushes or under the trees, and at night hiding from predators in the rocky crevices.
Krasnoklyuvy buffalo starling or krasnoklyuvy voloklyuy. These birds are sitting on the back. They clean the skin and vyklovyvayut insects and their larvae — their main food.
Landscapes and silhouettes of South Africa.
Warthogs are omnivorous but prefer vegetarian food. When they are eating grass and bent his front paws in the joints and sink to the «elbows», moving in a forward position. Its snout and tusks they break ground in search of the roots and the nutrient clods.
Wildlife photographer Gary Jones:
Pumbaa — warthog with birds in the back. This prototype Pumbaa from the cartoon.