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Vulture (aegypius monachus) is a bird type animal. It lives in deserts, savannah and grassland near water. The animal weights about 0.85kg - 2.2kg (1.9lbs - 5lbs) and average life span is 20 - 30 years. Hawks, snakes, wild cats are the dangerous creatures for vultures. See the table below for more information.

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Facts about vultures
NameVulture
Life Span20 - 30 years
HabitatDeserts, savannah and grassland near water
Size (H)64cm - 81cm (25in - 32in)
Distinctive FeaturesLarge wings and sharp, curved beak
Wing Span130cm - 183cm (51in - 72in)
GenusAegypiinae
TypeBird
Main PreyRats, small and large animal carcasses
KingdomAnimalia
Scientific NameAegypius monachus
FamilyAccipitridae
Skin TypeFeathers
ColourBlack, white, grey, tan, brown
DietCarnivore
ClassAves
OrderAccipitriformes
PhylumChordata
LifestyleSolitary
Weight0.85kg - 2.2kg (1.9lbs - 5lbs)
Top Speed48km/h (30mph)
PredatorsHawks, snakes, wild cats
Conservation StatusEndangered
Average Clutch Size2
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Description Vulture pic. Description Lappet-faced vulture 1.jpg
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