AnAge entry for Sarcoramphus papa

Classification (HAGRID: 01070)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Accipitriformes
                Family: Cathartidae
                    Genus: Sarcoramphus
Species
Sarcoramphus papa
Common name
King vulture

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
40 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

There is one unverified report of these animals living up to 40 years in captivity [0001].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
57 days
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
3,405 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.078 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175277
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 43583
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