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The picture above shows a fox and a vulture competing for food.

Avvoltoio orecchiuto - Lappetfaced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus) attacking a golden jackal ©Philip Perry

The Lappet-faced Vulture or Nubian Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) is a mostly African Old World vulture belonging to the bird order Accipitriformes

The Lappet-faced Vulture or Nubian Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) is a mostly African Old World vulture belonging to the bird order Accipitriformes

Lappet-Faced Vulture - Lip Kee Yap - Vultures are often underappreciated birds, and while there may be only 23 vulture species in the world, each one of them fills a vital ecological niche to clean up carrion and prevent the spread of diseases from rotting carcasses. Unfortunately, 14 of the species – more than half – are considered threatened or endangered

Can You Name All the Vulture Species?

The lappet-faced vulture is one of only 23 vulture species in the world.

Lappet-faced, White-backed and Cape Vultures squabble over a carcass at Sable Dam, Kruger National Park, South Africa. Our study suggests that these three species are declining at a rate of 80%–92% over three generations (about 45–55 years) (photo Andre Botha).

Lappet-faced, White-backed and Cape Vultures squabble over a carcass at Sable Dam, Kruger National Park, South Africa. Our study suggests that these three species are declining at a rate of over three generations (about years) (photo Andre Botha).

Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos - Google Search

Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos - Google Search

Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus) - Wiki

Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) Nominate race lives throughout Africa, subspecies T. negevensis occurs in the Sinai, Negev desert, and probably NW Saudi Arabia

Lappet-faced vultures ( torgos tracheliotus )

Lappet-faced vultures ( torgos tracheliotus )

tataaaaaa মহিলা বেশী শকুন !

The largest vulture in Africa, the lappet-faced vulture (Torgos tracheliotus) dominates other vultures when feeding and is even powerful enough to fend off a jackal. This impressive, broad-winged.

Andean condor - Vultur gryphus

Andean condor - Vultur gryphus

Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus) photographed by Bernard DuPont alongside the S128 Road North of Lower Sabie, Kruger NP, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus) photographed by Bernard DuPont alongside the Road North of Lower Sabie, Kruger NP, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Lappet faced

The Lappet-Faced Vulture or Nubian vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) is an Old World vulture. It's not closely related to the superficially similar New World vultures & does not share the good sense of smell of some members of that group.

"Absolutely beautiful"

"Absolutely beautiful"

Wild African vulture birds scavage bones of dead animals - BBC wildlife - YouTube

Wild African vulture birds scavage bones of dead animals - BBC wildlife