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Africa Pathway Closed

The pedestrian pathway to Africa is currently closed due to construction on our elephant exhibit. Africa will only be accessible by tram, which is free to all guests during this time. Thank you for your patience while we improve your Zoo.

Lappet-Faced Vulture

Lappet Faced Vulture

About

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.