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Dear_Ambellina03 t1_j3brzc3 wrote

This isn't true. While they do feed on carrion, they are as clean as any other bird. They have amazing gut bacteria that allows them to eat what they do, but they are not dirty.


Trismesjistus t1_j3c0asf wrote

> they are as clean as any other bird

That's not a very high bar to clear though. Birds are pretty dirty animals


Dear_Ambellina03 t1_j3cmzmn wrote

Right, no wild animals are "clean" but vultures aren't abnormally dirty.