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Exiting through the Kingdom of the Wild enclosure, you will have a view alongside the paddock and be able to discover our African vulture aviary housing white-backed vultures and Ruppells griffon vultures.


Animals in Vulture Valley

Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture (Gyps rueppellii)
Birds

Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture (Gyps rueppellii)

Vulture Valley

Area:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Status:
Critically endangered
Quick Fact:

Vultures have bald heads to stop them getting dirty whilst eating!

Griffons can consume more than 3 pounds of meat in 4 to 5 minutes.


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