Vultures: Beauty in the Beast
Charlie Hamilton James reveals a previously unseen intelligent, caring side to vultures.
Vulture viewed from inside a carcass
White-backed vultures eating at the carcass of a dead antelope. Athi Kapiti, Kenya.
Ruppell’s griffon vulture on kill
Ruppell’s griffon vultures fighting over a zebra carcass. Serengeti National Park.
Lappet-faced vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) portrait. Serengeti National Park
A Ruppell’s griffon vulture takes off from a tree in Masai Mara, Kenya.
Ruppell’s griffon vulture spreading its wings
A Ruppell’s griffon vulture airs its wings on a rock at dawn. Masai Mara, Kenya.
Charlie Hamilton-James and Gollum the vulture
Charlie Hamilton-James getting to know Gollum, the vulture rescued by Simon Thomsett.
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10/10 Charlie Hamilton James reveals a previously unseen intelligent, caring side to vultures.
First broadcast: 31 Jan 2014