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The Hobbit
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  • Already a host of the elves is on the way, and carrion birds are with them hoping for battle and slaughter.
  • "The time has gone for the autumn wanderings; and these are birds that dwell always in the land; there are starlings and flocks of finches; and far off there are many carrion birds as if a battle were afoot!" Suddenly Bilbo pointed: "There is that old thrush again!" he cried.

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  • The vultures must see carrion.
  • The plant attracts flies by smelling like carrion.

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