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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A Foolish Bird Joke for April 1st

This year two vultures decided to  migrate north by airplane.

At check-in, the attendant noticed that they were carrying two dead raccoons and asked, "Do you wish to check those through as luggage?"

Their reply, "No, thanks. They're carrion." 

Related Articles:  
Impressive Wake of Vultures http://goo.gl/DYddr 
Vultures are ground nesters http://goo.gl/6dAek 
Why vultures circle dead stuff http://goo.gl/nD9qe
Migration of Turkey Vultures http://goo.gl/Pk2TTB

1 comment:

Dennis R Keefe said...

Nice! Great start to the day!