Vultur gryphus (species)

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Scope note
Large condor native to South America, having a wingspan of over 10 feet; only living member of the Vultur genus. The exact taxonomic placement of the Andean condor and the other 6 species of New World vultures remains. The New World and Old World vultures evolved from different ancestors in different parts of the world and are not closely related.
Vultur gryphus
Accepted term: 20-May-2024