The Himalayan vultures: Growing up

The vulture parents have been able to find food for the family. With adequate nutrition, the chick grows up quickly, weighing about 10 times its birth weight. The young vulture now has feathers like its parents.

Soon it will learn to fly. Will everything go well for the vulture family in the future?

Join us to explore the secret lives of the Himalayan vultures living on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Today we bring you the fifth installment of the 16-episode series.

The video is credited to "The Himalayan Vultures" from the CCTV documentary.

Watch more: 

The Himalayan vultures: Snowy land's holy birds

The Himalayan vultures: Bridges between life and death

The Himalayan vultures: Bad news

The Himalayan vultures: Vulture parents

(Cover image via VCG)

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