Vultur gryphus is flying birds in the giant, launched two wings up to 5 meters wide, so it is the world's largest raptors. And it's the highest flying bird on earth. Some people have measured it. It can fly to 8500 meters at the highest.
The peak in the South American Andes remote Vultur gryphus life, often found in the coast of Peru. This huge bird, "king of birds" reputation, also called the Andes over tianjiao.
Vultur gryphus in South America the highest mountain rock ledges in the mountains often nest, hovering over the tour. It has a keen eye, and can monitor the movements of the same kind within 15 kilometers.
If the bird finds food such as dead fish, whales, seals, and terrestrial mammals on its top, it flies above them and then drops down to peck. After a full meal, you can keep off for two weeks.
Vultur gryphus although great body, excellent vision, but blunt claws, lack of ability to grasp the food, so it takes animal corpses, but also eat eggs, they will not kill the animal.