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The King Vulture is a raptor found in the tropical lowland forests from Central America to southern Brazil. The King vulture feeds on carrion and have been observed watching and then following other kinds of vultures (turkey vultures and lesser and greater yellow-headed vultures) to a carcass. King vultures fly high above these other vultures waiting for them to detect carrion. Upon reaching the carcass.the King vulture will take over the carcass, something which can actually benefit the other vultures since theking vulture is often the only one large and powerful enough to tear open the tough hide of the carcass.
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