Tuesday, April 6, 2010
An Egg-Cited Vulture
The Egyptian vulture is the world's smallest Old World vulture. Unlike other vultures, this one prefers to eat unhatched ostrich eggs. One problem: ostriches lay big eggs. Ours tries to break the egg with various schemes from boxing with it from having to use dynamite. All of which don't work by the way.
This one is intended to be a one-shot short for a series in the show called Nature's Way about some of nature's most obscure creatures. I'll probably have more like this one in the future. They'll all be silent cartoons featuring only music to help set the mood.
By the way, the Egyptian vulture is a real bird. It actually looks something like this: