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Photo: Pelican packs itself up like a pro

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Our photo of the day is a lesson in efficiency.

The iconic image of a pelican is generally all about wingspan and all so often brings to mind the gawky elegance of a pterodactyl! But here, Richard Liebert has managed to find a pelican expertly compacted into an efficient football shape. Or as Richard notes in his caption, a "brown pelican folded up into a perfect package." Well done, pelican, well done.

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