TITLE

Vulture

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Vulture, a large bird of prey. A typical vulture feeds mainly on carrion (decaying flesh) and has a featherless head. There are about 15 species of Old World vultures, which belong to the same family as hawks and eagles, and seven species of New World vultures. The best-known New World vultures are the buzzard, or turkey vulture, and the condors.. The rest of this article is about Old World vultures.
ACCESSION #
37310258

 

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