Bearded Vulture

Updated: Apr 26, 2019

Public domain photo of bearded vulture looking amazing.

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.