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Rotting food is no problem for the turkey vulture, thanks to its toxic gut

Rotting food is no problem for the turkey vulture, thanks to its toxic gut

Los Angeles Times - By Deborah Netburn

Turkey vultures are amazing animals, and, lets face it, pretty disgusting. They pee on their own legs. They frequently projectile-vomit. They feast on rotten meat teaming with pathogens. And if an animal's hide is too thick, a turkey vulutre will stick its bald red head right into the dead carcass's …

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