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Lappet-Faced Vulture

Lappet Faced Vulture


The magnificent Lappet-Faced Vulture is the largest species of vulture in Africa and one of the heaviest flying birds in the world. Capable of hours of sustained flight with barely a flap these scavengers are known for their ability to locate a carcass from miles away. You can find ours in the aviaries in Africa near the lions.