15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Vulture in the sun
Vultures and jackals were feasting on an elephant carcass in Chobe national park. This vulture had eaten his fill and was welcoming the warmth of the evening sun to help him digest his heavy meal. He stood like this for a very long time, full and happy.
© Andrea Dekrout.
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||Nov. 10, 2017, 7 a.m.