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The King Vulture. Wingtip to wingtip this guy measures about 6 feet (a little over two meters) making him an impressive presence. Beautifully colored, he does look a bit like royalty.

Talking to the caretakers at CRC revealed that this an extremely intelligent bird and quite sociable. He did seem inquisitive and friendly.

I decided to black out the background in photoshop because his wire enclosure was out of focus and unsightly.

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