Strong Stomachs Linked to Vultures' Deadly Diets

November 25, 2014 5:46 PM

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Superbly strong stomachs are what protect death-eating vultures from food poisoning, according to a new study.

Scientists found that vultures are able to digest "food" that would likely kill most other animals because they are immune to bacteria that reside in rotting meat and feces. Researchers noted that vultures sometimes start their meals through the anus of their prey. While vultures mostly start by tea...

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