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|The vulture has few predators.His most common defensive tactic is to pregressively vommit at his adveraries and fly away. Vultures can digest meat at any stage of decay and withstand diseases that would kill any other creature.Unlike most birds they do not build nests, and can fly effortlessly for hours at a time by gliding over the thermal updraughts.They urinate to cool off as they have no sweat glands, also this disinfects their legs.They have an acute sense of smell helping them find dinner.|
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- [2010-08-17 1:37]
Hi Erwin,what a terrific portrait of this fantastic vulture,it seem waiting the next dinner as i can see.ehhee..excellent workk in a difficult light,perfect sharpness and nice composition too.Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano
Good Morning MF Erwin,
I always can't resist commenting on a vulture post because they have gerontic expression in their general appearance:). Excellent capture of this sympathic beauty from wonderful POV against to blue sky MF!
TFS and have a nice day!
nice shot of this Lappet-faced Vulture
(Aegypius tracheliotus). This is one of the biggest vultures.