Interesting Vulture Facts

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1. Vultures urinate on their legs and feet to help cool off on hot days, and their urine also helps kill off bacteria from carcasses.
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2. Vultures can turn a dead body into a skeleton in under five hours.
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3. It takes five people to extract semen from a vulture.
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4. Vultures urinate on their legs and feet to help cool off and to kill bacteria they've picked up from walking through carcasses.
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5. Turkey Vultures 'urinate' on their own legs in order to stay cool and kill any lingering bacteria from previous meals.

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