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Andean condor (Vultur gryphus)
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Andean condor (Vultur gryphus)

Andean condor (Vultur gryphus)
Date 180x
Source Alexander v. Humboldt: Beobachtungen aus der Zoologie und Vergleichenden Anatomie gesammelt auf einer Reise nach den Tropen-Ländern des neuen Kontinents, in den Jahren 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 und 1804 von Al. von Humboldt und A. Bonpland. Bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Ersterem. Tübingen, bey F. G. Cotta Paris, bey Levrault, Schoell und Compagnie 1806. 14 anatomische Detailzeichnungen.
Author Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859)

The Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) is a South American bird in the New World vulture family Cathartidae and is the only member of the genus Vultur. Found in the Andes mountains and adjacent Pacific coasts of western South America, the Andean condor is the largest flying bird in the world by combined measurement of weight and wingspan. The Andean condor is a national symbol of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru and plays an important role in the folklore and mythology of the Andean regions.

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