Vultures coming in to land by Kurt Mueller (2 images)

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A vulture spreads its wings and prepares for landing at the Masai Mara National Park in Kenya.

Photographer Kurt Mueller captured this amazing sight, thought to be the worlds highest flying bird with a wingspan of over 2 metres, as it appears to be flying straight at the camera.

Kurt said, "I was perfectly positioned to capture their approach to land. Like an aircaft, they touch down without absorbing the full impact at once, often hopping three or four times...
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