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Sarcoramphus papa (King Vulture) is a species of birds in the family New World vultures. They are listed in cites appendix iii. They are native to The Neotropics. They are solitary, diurnal carnivores. They have parental care (paternal care, female provides care, and pair provides care). They rely on flight and gliding to move around.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_III
  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of King vulture. View this species on GBIF