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vulture

a large bird of prey in the order Falconiformes. In two major groups, the Old World vultures (family Accipitridae, subfamily Aegypiinae) and the New World vultures (family Cathartidae). The former include the Egyptian black (Aegypius monachus) and griffon (Gypius fulvus) vultures. The New World group include the condors and the black (Coragyps atratus) and turkey (Cathartes aura) vultures.
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The vulture love triangle has been going on for the past few weeks as Vanessa, eight, became increasingly smitten with Victor.
This was the key message conveyed at the launch of a new vulture conservation project that is jointly being implemented by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Baanhn Beli.
com website, International Vulture Awareness Day is always celebrated on the first Saturday in September, and stems from events jointly planned by the Birds of Prey Programme in South Africa and the Hawk Conservancy Trust in England.
The first Saturday in September each year marks the International Vulture Awareness Day.
These results occurred probably because the Jaraqui TPP is located near forest remnants with several vulture roosts (Novaes and Cintra 2013), and Aparecida TPP is in downtown Manaus, with a higher availability of vulture feeding sites along the harbor area and around the fish markets (Novaes 2013).
The project aims to develop a greater understanding of the movement and migration of Egyptian vultures in the sultanate, and benefits from the support of Shell Oman Marketing and the Los Angeles Zoo, a press release said.
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Limassol Zoo said on Thursday its second baby vulture 'Lima', who was born and raised by his parents at the zoo has been handed over to the Game Fund to be moved to a special holding area near the village Limnatis so that he can interact with other vultures until he is released in to the wild.
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A MUM and dad have spoken of their terror after their baby was attacked by a vulture during a bird of prey display.
The Vulture 2 will rise to an estimated launch altitude of 20,000m under a carbon fibre launch structure lifted by a helium-filled meteorological balloon.
Eulich said to Vulture that he doubled "for a lot of different characters, helping with rigging, stunt coordinating, all sorts of stuff.