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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tender Eyes

A gorgeous griffon vulture is seen soaring the skies in Monfragüe National Park in Spain. How can anyone say vultures bring bad omens while looking at such tenderness in this griffon vulture's eyes? Vultures are important members of the environment, as they take care of recycling dead matter...When looking at them flying, we should feel humbled and admire them.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 07.2019
Photo Location: Monfragüe National Park , Spain
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Tamara Maria Blazquez Haik
Awards
Photo of the Day: 07.10.19
Editor's Pick
Finalist