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king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa)

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Date 18 February 2015, 20:27:35
Author Juniorgirotto

The king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) is a large bird found in Central and South America. It is a member of the New World vulture family Cathartidae. This vulture lives predominantly in tropical lowland forests stretching from southern Mexico to northern Argentina. It is the only surviving member of the genus Sarcoramphus, although fossil members are known. The king vulture was originally described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758 in the tenth edition of his Systema Naturae as Vultur papa.
Order: Cathartiformes
Family: Cathartidae
Genus: Sarcoramphus
Species: Sarcoramphus papa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms: Vultur papa L.

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Scientific Name: Sarcoramphus papa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names: King Vulture
French: Sarcoramphe roi; German: Königsgeier; Spanish: Zopilote rey
Taxonomy: Vultur papa Linnaeus, 1758, Suriname.
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