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Andean Condor(85913)

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This image is originally part of the article South America's National Birds - An Overview

The bare head of the condor does not get as filthy when feeding on carrion as a feathered head would although I don't know how it keeps its white ruff so clean!

Some scavengers, including the Andean condor, defecate down their legs and feet. This creates a build-up of uric acid which protects the birds against infection.

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