Meet the amazing carrion-eating vulture! Introduce elementary kids these birds of prey and their lives in the wild. With amazing eyesight and smell, and a wide wingspan, vultures are remarkable raptors that are important to a healthy ecosystem. Readers explore this bird's behaviors, habitats, and features, including the differences between New World and Old World vultures, all with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale from Africa tells a story of how the vulture became bald. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.