VULTURE, Giant

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Teratornis

AKA: Giant Vulture; Species: Teratornis merriami; Type: Prehistoric
Wingspan: 12 ft (4 m, est); Weight: 33 lb (15 kg, est)
Attributes: Beak, talons, flight
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Air Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Teratornis; Enemies: None
Film: King Kong (1933)
Discovered by the:
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Additional Data:
Wikipedia
Description: This animal was seen feeding on the Allosaurus that King Kong killed on Skull Island. Teratornis are prehistoric Birds with a big appetite.
Review:
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Ookondru

Species: Vultur gryphus; Type: Mutant
Wingspan: 82 ft (25 m); Length: 49 ft (15 m); Weight: 2,000 tons
Attributes: Beak, talons, flight
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Air Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Godzilla
Film: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (ゴジラ・エビラ・モスラ 南海の大決闘, 1966)
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Additional Data:
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Gojipedia
Description: Ookondru was a Gigantic Bird who was last seen in 1966. She attacked Godzilla and was promptly dismissed by an atomic ray. She was a strong flyer and had a fearsome beak and talons, but she lacked discretion.
Reviews:
Toho Kingdom
1,000 Misspent Hours
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The Vulture

Name: Professor Hans Koniglich; Species: Unclassified bird-human hybrid; Type: Mutant
Wingspan: 30 ft (9 m, est); Height: 6 ft (1.8 m, est); Weight: 200 lb (91 kg, est)
Attributes: Talons, flight
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Low; Air Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: The Vulture (1967)
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Additional Data:
Wikipedia
Description: The result of a bizarre experiment, Professor Koniglich ended up with his human head atop the body of a Giant Bird. He wasn't very pleased with the outcome, kind of an odd fellow.
Review:
Hammer and Beyond
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Giant Vulture

Species: Sarcogyps calvus; Type: Supernatural
Wingspan: 54 ft (16 m, est); Weight: 2 tons (est)
Attributes: Beak, talons, flight
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Low; Air Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Calibos; Enemies: None
Film: Clash of the Titans (1981)
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Additional Data:
Wikipedia
Harryhausen
Description: This Grecian Giant Bird was over six times larger than her regular-sized cousins. They can be trained, though this probably requires generous amounts of corpses for incentive. Calibos used this Vulture to ferry the princess Andromeda to and from their trysts in the swamp.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
1,000 Misspent Hours

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