A vulture raised by gay parents has been released into the wild as part of a conservation programme. Artis Amsterdam Royal Zoo set two birds free in Sardinia, a year after they were born in the Dutch capital.
One of the chicks was raised by two male vultures in a long-term relationship.
The griffon vultures have been living in an aviary in Sardinia to acclimatise to their new surroundings ahead of their release.
This pair are the latest of 12 griffon vultures to be released in Sardinia, as part of a conservation project called Life Under Griffon Wings. Read more