- Andean condor is a massive raptor inhabits in the high peaks and grassy plains across South America. It is a large flying bird, weigh up to 15 kg. spanning up to 10 ft 6 in, Andean condors have the longest wingspan of any raptor in the world, . They love to glide in the wind and can each a maximum height of 15000 feet.
- Andean condor is also regarded as a symbol of power, liberty and health. It is also the national bird of Bolivia, Columbia, Chile and Ecuador. Unfortunately, the majestic Andean condor is an endangered species. Over hunting and habitat loss are the main causes.
- Andean condors are scavengers that primarily feed on carrion. They have excellent eyesight and could spot carrion easily while gliding high in the sky. The sharp hooked beak and powerful claws let them to easily collect meat from carcasses.