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How can vultures eat rotten roadkill and survive?

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You might wonder why 48 million Americans get food poisoning every year, yet there are some animals that seem to be immune from even the nastiest germs.

We’re talking here about vultures, which feast on rotting flesh that is chockablock with bacteria that would be deadly to human beings. In fact, vultures have a strong preference for that kind of food.

Read more: http://www.scpr.org/news/2014/11/25/48295/how-can-vultures-eat-rotten-roadkill-and-survive/

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