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