Vulture, King

Vulture, King

Sarcoramphus papa

Vital Statistics

Height:

27 - 32 inches

Weight:

6 - 10 lbs

Diet:

Nebraska Premium Feline, mice, rats and capelin

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Canopy trees of Mexico and Argentina

At The Zoo

Aviary behind the World of Adaptations building.

Did You Know?

It has the most powerful beak of all the American vultures and can open carcasses that other vultures cannot.