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11-SEP-2011

LAPPET-FACED VULTURE
Korvakorppikotka Torgos tracheliotus
Kalahari, South Africa

The most powerful and aggressive of the African vultures, and other vultures will usually cede a carcass to the Lappet-faced Vulture.

Canon EOS-1D Mark III
1/1600s f/8.0 at 700.0mm iso400 full exif

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Dave Barnes23-Dec-2012 15:16
Superb, one of the best birds in the world in my opinion - great shot!
Lieve Snellings03-Nov-2012 08:43
wow Esa... hope he didn't come to close to you...
fantastic capture ! V
janescottcumming29-Dec-2011 21:44
Such a great mood you captured on this guy. I wouldn't mess with him either!
Bill Robinson29-Dec-2011 01:41
lol. I wouldn't mess with this one!
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