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SANCHEZ SOTO, Saúl; GOMEZ MARTINEZ, Ulda Nury; SANCHEZ GOMEZ, Wendy Susana  and  SANCHEZ GOMEZ, Nury Rebeca. Record of the King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) in its environmental limits in Chiapas, Mexico.. Huitzil [online]. 2013, vol.14, n.1, pp.43-46. ISSN 1870-7459.

The King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) is an uncommon or rare species in Mexico; now considered endangered within the country. On 9th August 2012 we observed an adult individual in a disturbed ecosystem in the ejido Jerusalen, municipality of Las Margaritas, Chiapas (16°11'01.5"N, 91°22'11.9"W). This record site is located in the environmental limits of the species in Chiapas.

Keywords : Cathartidae; occurrence; Southeastern Mexico.

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