Footage shows Egyptian vultures putting on makeup for the first time.
Vultures are not good at flapping their wings, but they manage to spend long periods of time in the air by soaring. Researchers found that these birds stay aloft by making use of small-scale turbulence that produces uplift without flapping their wings.
A new study looks at vultures, one of several creatures our ecosystems need but don't like to contemplate, and says we can learn about immunity from them.
Two species of Vultures are causing serious problems in Manaus, Brazil, including airline collisions and congrigating in open populated markets. Scientist's from Brazil's Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA) are looking for ways to solve these issues.
The appearance of vultures is traditionally an ill-omen, but not this time. Two breeding pairs of Eurasian black vultures have shown up in southern Portugal, marking the return of this critically endangered species after a whopping four decades away.
Indian veterinarians and livestock farmers seem to be complying with the ban of a drug that has nearly eliminated local vulture populations. Now experts are saying that these vultures are no longer on the decline, giving conservationists hope for a steady recovery.