King Vulture - Sarcoramphus papa

Length 2.2-2.7 ft (68.6-81.3 cm)
Wingspan 4.0-5.5 ft (121.9-167.6 cm)
Weight 6.6-8.3 lb (3000-3750 g)
Clutch Size 1
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The King Vulture is a New World Vulture and is found in Central and South America. They primarily live in tropical lowland forests. As other vultures, they eat carrion. It is believed that they use their eyesight or follow other vultures to find carrion. Smell is not considered to be used to find carrion.

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