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vultures circling zebra carcass
December 20, 2015

Gory Feast

A Rüppell’s vulture lays claim to a dead zebra in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, while other Rüppell's and white-backed vultures move in for a piece of the action. More vultures will likely join the banquet. They can strip a carcass clean in minutes.

See more pictures from the January 2016 feature story “Vultures Are Revolting. Here's Why We Need to Save Them.”

Photograph by Charlie Hamilton James

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