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17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Tender Eyes

A gorgeous griffon vulture is seen soaring the skies in Monfragüe National Park in Spain. How can anyone say vultures bring bad omens when looking at such tenderness in this griffon vulture's eyes? Vultures are important members of the environment, as they take care of recycling dead matter. Vultures are noble and majestic animals—kings of the skies. When looking at them flying, we should feel humbled and admire them.

TAGS: Spain, Vulture, Wildlife

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Mexico City, Mexico
Member since 2017
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Photo of the Day: 07.10.19 Editors' Pick
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© Tamara Maria Blazquez Haik.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Total Views: 3210
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 9, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Monfragüe National Park , Spain