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Rüppell's Vulture or Rüppell's Griffon Vulture is a large vulture that occurs throughout the Sahel region of central Africa. The current population of 30,000 is decreasing due to loss of habitat and other factors. Known also as Rüppell's Griffon, Rueppell's Griffon, Rüppell's Griffin Vulture, Rueppell's Vulture and other variants, Rüppell's Vulture is named in honor of Eduard Rüppell, a 19th-century German explorer, collector, and zoologist. Rüppell's Vulture is considered to be the highest-flying.. more

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Species identified by aloaaron
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Uploaded May 3, 2015. Captured Mar 20, 2015 14:15 in Mara, Tanzania.
  • PENTAX K-50
  • f/11.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO100
  • 75mm