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BN_OddLookingBird_11.jpg (01202 558833).Pic: MorganTrimble/BNPS..***Please Use Full Byline***..Fly by - as the odd looking bird tries to get used to life in the wild...The comical moments a bizarre-looking shoebill bird tries to familiarise itself with its new surroundings after being released into the wild have been captured on camera...The pre-historic looking creature only lives in a handful of countries in the world and rarely interacts with humans...But this 4ft tall specimen has been hand-reared in captivity by conservationists since it was rescued from poachers as a chick...So when the one-year-old female shoebill was freed she was naturally inquisitive of anything or anyone she came across...University student Morgan Trimble photographed the bird trying to eat her metal camera tripod as well as hunting for food by emptying a fisherman's net of his catch...The shoebill also took in her new-found freedom by standing on top of a 45ft tall tree to survey the vast African swamplands around her..