Five Tibetan hunters with rifles holding a Lammergeier / giant bearded
vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) on the high plateau northeast of Koko
Nor. The wings measure ten feet from tip to tip, the outer part of the
eye a beautiful orange, the iris a pale drab color and the pupil black.
Photograph by J. F. Rock
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