From eastern United States to Mexico and most of South America
Open areas with forest landscapes
What do they eat?
Carrion; the decayed flesh of a dead animal
Hit by cars, poisoned when they eat animals shot and left by hunters due to lead bullets.
- A wingspan of 4.9 feet
- Poor sense of smell so they follow turkey vultures to food while also using their keen eyesight
- Monogamous, they stay with the same mate for years
- They poop on their legs to help thermoregulate