(especially of food, money, or some other resource)
insufficient for the demand.

After African predators have

picked over a carcase…

…even an elephant is reduced to a pile of bones

with scarcely any joy for the next predator

in the food chain.





a large bird of prey with the head and neck more or less bare of feathers,
feeding chiefly on carrion and reputed to gather with others
in anticipation of the death of a sick or injured animal or person.

Vultures’ feeding ground.

In 2013 I thought I would be able to

hold a vulture fairly easily.

Not so!


In 2020 I am fairly certain that I would need

more than the helping hand I received in this image.


Word of the Day Challenge:  Vulture