Raptor Anatomy: Ten Key Facts

If you are comfortable with psittacine anatomy and physiology, then you are well on your way to understanding raptors, however there are countless features that make this taxonomic group unique. LafeberVet has focused on ten amazing and clinically significant facts on bird of prey anatomy . . .

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Pollock C. Raptor anatomy: Ten key facts. July 3, 2012. LafeberVet Web site. Available at https://lafeber.com/vet/raptor-anatomy-ten-key-facts/