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Waiting for "food"

I took this photo in Larung Gar, a tibetan buddhist academy (the largest in the world) situated in north Sichuan on a high altitude plateau. Here, tibetan, still practice the "sky funerals". Those vultures are waiting a dead body to be released from his shroud.

TAGS: China, Hungry

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© Stéphane de Rouville.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
Total Views: 208
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 7, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D90
Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO500
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PHOTO LOCATION Larung Gar, China