Articles for tag: Afterbirth, Vultures

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Common, but Endangered Vultures of Florida

Vultures are scavenging birds found on every continent except Australia and Antarctica per wikipedia. They are valued, and feared, as birds that clean up carcasses after death. At times they have been known to kill dying animals. Vultures feast and gorge when kill is available storing it in their crop from which they can reguritate ...

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Types of Predatory Rainforest Birds

The rainforest is home to many predatory animals, including a large number of birds of prey. These birds include eagles, owls and vultures. Predatory birds are carnivorous and are known to feed off other birds and smaller animals. Some of birds of prey are endangered; others are not but are rapidly declining in population due ...

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Endangered Species Facts: The Andean Condor

The first time I saw an Andean condor, the word “thunderbird’ kept echoing in my mind. It looked like a majestic creature from another world, a god among animals– but here it was, wings clipped, spirit broken, cramped into a tiny cage at a roadside menagerie. The Andean condor is one of the most amazing ...

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Fact or Fiction: 15 Animal Misconceptions

There are a lot of misconceptions, as well as true information when it comes to the world of animals. Some facts are just that-facts. While others are just plain wrong. Here’s a list of the usual “facts” and misconceptions that people always say about our feather, fury, and scaly friends. See if you can figure ...