There are many surprises in the natural world. Some are due to our own false interpretations and conclusions, others are due to misinformation we have been given, as well as information that at one time was considered true but has been disproven.
Charles Darwin was certainly not impressed with Turkey Vultures when he first saw them. He noted, “These disgusting birds, with their bald, scarlet heads, formed to revel in putridity.” Yet […]
Finding Unseen Carrion In 1979, David Houston did a study on the efficiency of Turkey Vultures finding carrion by smell. The study was conducted in the tropical forests of Barro […]
Within our natural world we are surrounded by amazing facts of life. In this blog I have presented 10 remarkable facts on the lifestyles of birds of prey and vultures. […]
Vulture populations are declining worldwide. Even a vulture whose stomach acids can kill deadly diseases, can’t handle pesticides, certain veterinary drugs, and lead from spent ammunition. Sadly, because they feed […]
World wide, many vulture populations are in trouble, yet they are one of the most essential birds. According to the National Geographic article, Bloody Good (2016), of the 23 species of […]