National Geographic : 1945 Feb
(c)Ianonal Geographic society Painting by Walter A. Weber When Scavengers Convene at a Tapir Feast, King Vultures Are Truly Kings, Driving Black Vultures to the Sidelines This scene was observed along the Playas River. In three days 53 birds picked the skeleton clean, leaving the toughhide aperforated cover. American vultures are bald-headed, saving feathers from being drenched in carrion. The Tapir is a shy, nocturnal vegetarian distantly related tohorse and rhinoceros.