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Gyps africanus
Gyps africanus
African White-backed Vulture
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 0811 0194 (2011-08-30)

Copyright © 2011 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  unknown
  • location   Masai Mara Game Reserve (Kenya)
  • CalAcademy slide #   T123,360
  • photo category: Animal - Bird
  • original filename: T123360.jpg

  • common names   African White-backed Vulture
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Simon J. Tonge    Nov 27, 2012

    Action: changed name from "Gyps bengalensis" to "Gyps africanus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "If the locality is right then these must be African white-backed vultures and it looks like an African buffalo that they are eating!"

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