Le Parc Zoologique & Château de La Bourbansais est ouvert les jours fériés

Griffon vulture

Levautour lives in large colonies and roams the mountains in search of carrion. Long held responsible for attacks on sheep, He has no powerful legs with which to hunt. Its head and long, featherless neck allow it to get less dirty when diving deep into carcasses. The meal of the vultures is called « lacurée », at this time several hundred griffon vultures can gather to eat

Diet: carrion (animal corpses)

Habitat: open landscapes with steep cliffs and elevations

CLASS: Birds
ORDER: Falconiformes
FAMILY: Accipitridae
Wingspan: 2.30-2.80m
Longevity: 30 years