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Gänsegeier

Griffon vulture
Gyps fulvus / Griffon vulture

Gänsegeier
Habitat
Open landscapes such as mountains, plateaus, savannahs and semi-deserts
Continent
Europa
Food
Carrion of medium to large mammals
Gestation/breeding period
50 - 58 days
Mode of life
monogamous colony breeders
Class
Birds
Order
Greifvögel

Did you know that?

~ 2,60 m
Wingspan

~ 10 kg
weight

~ 40 years
age

How endangered are Griffon vultures?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Gänsegeier
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

The clutch consists of only one egg. Young animals are alternately supplied with food by both partners.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Vulture aviary)

Thu
14:00 Uhr
commented meeting point with feeding
Gänsegeier

Griffon vulture at the zoo tour

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