A turkey vulture scored an afternoon snack of skunk Monday, April 19, on 42nd Street near the Superior Municipal Forest.

Turkey vultures feed mostly on dead animals, preferring relatively fresh meat, but they will sometimes eat vegetables, insects and fish.

A Turkey Vulture pulls the carcass of a skunk towards the ditch off of 42nd Street in Superior Monday afternoon, April 19. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
A Turkey Vulture pulls the carcass of a skunk towards the ditch off of 42nd Street in Superior Monday afternoon, April 19. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

A Turkey Vulture eyes up a skunk carcass along 42nd Street in Superior Monday afternoon, April 19. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
A Turkey Vulture eyes up a skunk carcass along 42nd Street in Superior Monday afternoon, April 19. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

A Turkey Vulture walks along 42nd Street in Superior Monday afternoon, April 19. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
A Turkey Vulture walks along 42nd Street in Superior Monday afternoon, April 19. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)