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16 Cool Facts About Vultures on International Vulture Awareness Day!


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, vultures, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1683 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Today is International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD09), and I'm participating in IVAD's blog festival - "Blog for Vultures" - with a list of 16 cool facts about these amazing birds.



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Past Member (0)
Sunday September 6, 2009, 9:25 pm
I always thought vultures were cool, but now I'm really impressed. Especially the part about intestinal acids that destroy disease bacteria. When they clean up a carcass, they really clean it up. Thanks, Cher, for posting this.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 6, 2009, 9:33 pm
Great story Cher. Thank You. I love our vultures (known as Turkey Buzzard)--they are beautiful when they just ride the wind, amazing to watch. I don't get too close to them though, they are a little odoriferous!!!!
 
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