"RE: Look at this girl sunbathing" 12:59pm Thursday 28th Jun
joined: 7th May 04
last here: 3:52pm Thursday 28th Jun
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Anting - is a self-anointing behavior during which birds rub insects, usually ants, on their feathers and skin. The bird may pick up the insects in their bill and rub them on the body (active anting), or the bird may lie in an area of high density of the insects and perform dust bathing.