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Bird of the Week: Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus). “They eat anything, but especially they like the shit.”

Bird of the Week: Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus). “They eat anything, but especially they like the shit.”

Vultures have been called masters of two disciplines: soaring and sanitation (Dunne et al. 1988:136). In towns, villages, and rural communities where there is no modern plumbing or garbage disposal, they provide the only sanitation services. “They eat anything, but especially they like the shit,” observed a worker in a slaughterhouse in Guatemala.