King Vulture (Photograph Courtesy of Jan Branje Copyright 2000)

King Vulture (Photograph Courtesy of Jan Branje Copyright 2000)

The King Vulture is the most colourful of the vultures and a species most people stop to admire. Note the sharp hook on the tip of the bill which is an adaptation for tearing into meat and hides.

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Photograph Courtesy Of:

Jan Branje -- (Copyright 2000)

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