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Bearded Vulture

Updated: Apr 26, 2019

This vulture eats bones. Seriously. 85% bone diet. They also dye themselves red. Oh, and they maybe killed a Greek playwright by throwing a tortoise at him. Not joking.

Listen and find out everything about the legendary bearded vulture on this episode of Species.

Here is a video of a guy with a pet bearded vulture... Who looks like the pet in this relationship?

Here's an artist's depiction of Aeschylus getting wrecked by a tortoise.

Bibliography: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oT_724nN-ElBZaqhDniHtAt0tWmcB6CBNGN5JMnpNIU/edit?usp=sharing