Gallery description : vulture pictures

Vulture (aegypius monachus) is an animal of the bird type. It inhabits deserts, savannah and grassland near water. The weight of this animal is about 0.85kg - 2.2kg (1.9lbs - 5lbs) and average life span is 20 - 30 years. Hawks, snakes, wild cats predators are dangerous for vultures. Look up the table below for more facts.

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Facts about vultures
NameVulture
Wing Span130cm - 183cm (51in - 72in)
TypeBird
Distinctive FeaturesLarge wings and sharp, curved beak
PredatorsHawks, snakes, wild cats
ColourBlack, white, grey, tan, brown
DietCarnivore
GenusAegypiinae
LifestyleSolitary
Top Speed48km/h (30mph)
KingdomAnimalia
Size (H)64cm - 81cm (25in - 32in)
Average Clutch Size2
FamilyAccipitridae
Main PreyRats, small and large animal carcasses
Conservation StatusEndangered
OrderAccipitriformes
PhylumChordata
Skin TypeFeathers
Weight0.85kg - 2.2kg (1.9lbs - 5lbs)
HabitatDeserts, savannah and grassland near water
ClassAves
Life Span20 - 30 years
Scientific NameAegypius monachus
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