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MaleAndeanCondor

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Summary[edit] DescriptionAPI The Andean Condor[1] (Vultur gryphus), is a species of bird in one of the vulture families. It is in many regards the largest flying land bird in the Western Hemisphere and is the heaviest (but not the lengthiest) member of the order Ciconiiformes. This condor inhabits the Andes mountains. Although it is primarily a scavenger, feeding on carrion, this species belongs to the New World vulture family Cathartidae, related to storks and not closely related to Old World vultures, which are in the family Accipitridae along with hawks, eagles and kites. Date 31 January 2007, 12:08 Source Male Andean Condor Author Art G. from Willow Grove, PA, USA

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