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The Bearded Vulture of Lesotho

The Bearded Vulture of Lesotho

Common Names: Bearded Vulture, Lamb Vulture, Lammergeier, Lammergeyer or Lammergeir. The name of the Lammergeier originates from German, in which language it means “lamb-vulture.” This raptor will often drop bones from a great height in order to crack them open and gain access the bone marrow inside – hence its old name of Ossifrage (or Bone Crusher).

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