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does a turkey vulture have an anus (yes this is a serious ...

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does a turkey vulture have an anus? (yes this is a serious question. i have a friend who insists they do not)
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Joni replied 11 years ago.

Good question- you are both right. Birds have what is called a cloaca. They actually poop from this and use it for other things as well. So it is not called an anus but fecal matter comes from it. So, I guess your frined may be more correct in the matter. Here is a link telling you all about it.