How long do vultures live?
About 22 years in captivity
What is the average size of nests?
From about 0,5m to 3,0m diameter.
How many eggs do vultures lay?
How big are the eggs?
The bigger vulture's eggs are the size of a
goose egg, about 90X70 mm.
Why are nests not in the middle of trees?
The bigger vultures have a large wingspan
and cannot fly into the canopy of a tree.
What is the wingspan of a large vulture?
A Lappet-faced Vulture has a wingspan of up to
What is the incubation period for vultures?
Most of the larger vultures take 55 days to
At what age, are vultures sexually mature?
From three to six years.
Do all vultures nest in trees?
No, some nest on cliffs.
Which is the heaviest vulture?
The Cape Griffon can weigh up to 9 kg.