He stands out among his contemporaries with garish hues of yellow, pink, purple, and blue, as well as a meaty caruncle, demonstrating for all time that he is the king of kings!

The King Vulture, also known as Sarcoramphus papa, is a bird species that belongs to the family Cathartidae. This avian creature is predominantly found in Central and South America, inhabiting tropical forests and lowland regions. The King Vulture is a large bird, with a wingspan of up to 6 feet and a weight of approximately 8-10 pounds. Its distinctive appearance is characterized by a bald, brightly colored head, which is often red, orange, or yellow. The King Vulture is an important scavenger, feeding on carrion and playing a crucial role in maintaining the ecological balance of its habitat. Due to habitat loss and hunting, the King Vulture is considered a vulnerable species and is protected by conservation efforts.