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A three-month-old king vulture chick (Sarcoramphus papa) named ‘T-Rex’ at the Brevard Zoo.

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A three-month-old king vulture chick (Sarcoramphus papa) named ‘T-Rex’ at the Brevard Zoo.

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A three-month-old king vulture chick (Sarcoramphus papa) named ‘T-Rex’ at the Brevard Zoo.

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A three-month-old king vulture chick (Sarcoramphus papa) named ‘T-Rex’ at the Brevard Zoo.

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An endangered lappet-faced vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) at Zoo Atlanta.

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An endangered lappet-faced vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) at Zoo Atlanta.

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An endangered Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus percnopterus) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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An endangered Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus percnopterus) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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An endangered Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus percnopterus) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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An endangered African white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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An endangered African white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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An endangered Ruppell’s griffon vulture (Gyps rueppellii) at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.

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An endangered Ruppell’s griffon vulture (Gyps rueppellii) at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.

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A king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.

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A king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.

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A king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.

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A king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.

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A critically endangered Pondicherry vulture (Sarcogyps calvus) named Brahma at the Palm Beach Zoo. He’s the only one in North America.

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A critically endangered Pondicherry vulture (Sarcogyps calvus) named Brahma at the Palm Beach Zoo. He’s the only one in North America.

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A critically endangered Pondicherry vulture (Sarcogyps calvus) named Brahma at the Palm Beach Zoo. He’s the only one in North America.

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A critically endangered Pondicherry vulture (Sarcogyps calvus) named Brahma at the Palm Beach Zoo. He’s the only one in North America.

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A vulnerable female Eurasian griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) named Nesher, which means Eagle in Hebrew.

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A vulnerable female Eurasian griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) named Nesher, which means Eagle in Hebrew.

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A vulnerable female Eurasian griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) named Nesher, which means Eagle in Hebrew.

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A vulnerable female Eurasian griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) named Nesher, which means Eagle in Hebrew.

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A vulnerable female Eurasian griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) named Nesher, which means Eagle in Hebrew.

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Three vulnerable Cape vultures (Gyps coprotheres). This is the heaviest of the African vultures, with males reaching 16 lbs, and the females reaching 20 lbs. The male is darker and smallest, named Kruger, The largest is Motswari, she’s the lightest; the third is Timbavati.

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Three vulnerable Cape vultures (Gyps coprotheres). This is the heaviest of the African vultures, with males reaching 16 lbs, and the females reaching 20 lbs. The male is darker and smallest, named Kruger, The largest is Motswari, she’s the lightest; the third is Timbavati.

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Three vulnerable Cape vultures (Gyps coprotheres). This is the heaviest of the African vultures, with males reaching 16 lbs, and the females reaching 20 lbs. The male is darker and smallest, named Kruger, The largest is Motswari, she’s the lightest; the third is Timbavati.

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Three vulnerable Cape vultures (Gyps coprotheres). This is the heaviest of the African vultures, with males reaching 16 lbs, and the females reaching 20 lbs. The male is darker and smallest, named Kruger, The largest is Motswari, she’s the lightest; the third is Timbavati.

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Three vulnerable Cape vultures (Gyps coprotheres). This is the heaviest of the African vultures, with males reaching 16 lbs, and the females reaching 20 lbs. The male is darker and smallest, named Kruger, The largest is Motswari, she’s the lightest; the third is Timbavati.

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An endangered lappet-faced or Nubian vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) at Zoo Atlanta.

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An endangered Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus percnopterus) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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An endangered African white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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An endangered Ruppell’s griffon vulture (Gyps rueppellii) at the Fort Wayne Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) at the Phoenix Zoo.

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