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The lamb vulture is a very large bird of prey with a wingspan of up to 280 centimeters. It is widespread in Southern Europe, Africa and Asia. It feeds on the carrion of recently dead animals and their bones, as well as animals that it catches itself. It is estimated that 85-90% of food is bone marrow. The lamb vulture is the only species in the genus Gypaetus. Todays stamp showing the Lamb vulture is from Mongolia and was issued in 1976.