Scavengers of the Dump

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    The Guatemala City garbage dump is covered from one end to the other with vultures.

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    1. Shawn | 94 months ago | reply

      Awesome bw. Loove the shot.
      This is really one of Natures Finest!!>

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    3. ©miguel valle de figueiredo 94 months ago | reply

      Great work!
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    4. Quasiphoto 94 months ago | reply

      That would creep me out...........scary. Cool shot though.

    5. Anna Rigato 94 months ago | reply

      beautiful and strong.
      and yes, kind of creep :)

    6. Dragon Weaver 94 months ago | reply

      wow, love the silhoutte of the tree and birds. turned out great.

    7. adrians_art 93 months ago | reply

      Very dramatic feel to this Tom, looks like a scene from "The Birds"

    8. JKönig 93 months ago | reply

      ha! this is completely fabulous. did you know a group of vultures is called a kettle?

      (i saw this in the vulture group.)

    9. Kris Kros 92 months ago | reply

      This is a movie shot.

    10. reservoirdocs 84 months ago | reply

      I like this one. The Birds...

    11. c h r i s t a b e l l e ✿ 84 months ago | reply

      excellent b&w.
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    12. navejo 82 months ago | reply

      This is an amazing shot!

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