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  • Bald Eagle
    In southern Illinois, Makanda and Jonesboro are for the birds, well bird lovers
    If you’re a bird lover in southern Illinois or plan to visit southern Illinois, you won’t want to miss the wonderful opportunities here to appreciate our natural bird wildlife. Fall and winter can be the perfect time to take in some of...
  • Desert Cottontail
    How San Diego animals keep cool in a heat wave
    San Diego is experiencing a heat wave along with future humidity and heat wave later next week. While most humans are designed to keep their body temperature well regulated in hot weather, animals often have to take action to keep their bodies...
  • Turkey Vulture
    International Vulture Awareness Day coming to Tracy Aviary
    The first Saturday of September is always International Vulture Awareness Day, and this year, Tracy Aviary is offering fun games, crafts and other activities for guests to enjoy as they learn about these amazing birds on Sep. 6.There are 23...
  • Woman eaten by vultures: ‘They took 45 to 50 minutes to eat the body’
    Woman eaten by vultures: ‘They took 45 to 50 minutes to eat the body’
    The woman eaten by vultures was devoured within 45 to 50 minutes with only bones, clothes, and shoes left. “Major Didier Pericou of the gendarmerie said the woman had fallen down a 300-metre slope while taking a short cut walking with two...
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    Woman eaten by vultures: Missing woman dies from fall, eaten before being found
    A woman was eaten by vultures after falling off a cliff in the Pyrenees. The woman fell down a slope in Pic de la Pista and died from the fall, and searchers discovered that vultures had sadly found her before they could. The Independent shared...
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    Vulture verities
    We’ve all seen vultures soaring in the skies. Below are some fascinating vulture verities1. Vultures in Georgia - There are two types of vultures that call the peach state home: turkey vultures and black vultures.2. Benefits of baldness -...
  • Black Vulture
    The beneficial buzzard: Clearing the air about vultures
    I am a vulture lover, all the way down to my bones. But let’s face it, vultures get a bad rap. I sometimes forget that most people do not share my respect of these birds. In fact, most people really dislike, and more importantly, they tend...
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    Everglades vultures eat car parts
    The author’s car, vulture-proofed with plastic bags,at the Anhinga Trail parking lot in Everglades NationalPark. © 2010 George LeposkyThe black vultures of Everglades National Park have developed a taste for car parts. They prefer...