Native to Africa, the Ruppell’s griffon vulture is a large bird that has a beak powerful enough to break and crunch bones. This is essential for survival since they feed solely on dead animals. Vultures can often be seen flying overhead as they spend much of their day soaring high looking for food.
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Rüppell's griffon vulture is considered to be the highest-flying bird, with confirmed evidence of a flight at an altitude of 11,300 m (37,000 ft) above sea level.