Ok, so I’m on a deep dive learning about Bearded Vultures at the moment because quite frankly they’re awesome, and I’ve got a question that I can’t find the answer to anywhere:
I know that vultures often use vomitting as a defense mechanism, but I’ve also found out that Bearded Vultures do not have a crop. Also, as their diet is 80% bone, throwing up might be a slightly different prospect. As their stomach acid is so low a PH, it seems like throwing it up could be… quite off-putting to say the least! My question is, then, do Bearded Vultures vomit as a defense mechanism?
Thanks in advance!!