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torgos tracheliotos

  1. Lappet-faced Vulture

    Lappet-faced Vulture

    Landing gear down! Note the diagnostic white down on its patiagium and leggings. This huge vulture is in its own genus although sometimes included in "Aegypius" and its specific epithet sometimes misspelled "tracheliotus."It is considered endangered by IUCN with the main threats being accidental...
  2. Lappet-faced Vulture

    Lappet-faced Vulture

    Lappet-faced Vulture. The king of vultures, showing who's boss at this carcass. This picture was taken at Maasai Mara. Unfortunately, vultures in Kenya are at the risk of critical endangerment. This is because of conflicts between the Maasai and big cats. Vulture poisoning happens when a lion...