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A scavenger body
Hooded vultures have long necks, long beaks and their small heads are perfectly adapted to search inside the bloody wounds of carrions. They consume the intestines and the softest parts of the flesh of large mammals, being unable to tear the thickest tissues of the skin. Hooded vultures are in food competition with faster scavengers, but they converge by dozens or even hundreds of birds on a carcass. They have for them a king of majority rule. A carcass of impala is cleaned in less than 10 minutes.
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