Vulturine Guineafowl

Acryllium vulturinum

NATURAL HABITAT
The vulturine guineafowl is found in a variety of habitats including jungles, forests, shrublands, grasslands and even areas of desert, depending on the abundance of food.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Worms, insects, seeds, berries and small mammals
IN THE ZOO – Seeds, fruits, vegetables and various grains

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Females build a nest out of twigs and leaves on the ground
  • Can move up to 22 miles-per-hour
  • Form flocks of 25
  • Tallest and most colorful of all guineafowl
  • Named for its vulture-like head and neck
  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400