International Vulture Awareness Day

Save Our Scavengers! People need vultures because vultures clean our planet. They consume carcasses that would otherwise rot and could spread diseases to humans and their livestock. Their highly acidic stomachs digest nasty… more ›

What is a Caruncle?

What is that orange dangly thing on top of our vulture’s beak? Many bird species have fleshy growths hanging from their head or neck called caruncles. King vultures have a unique caruncle attached… more ›

Thank a Vulture!

Content warning: whole prey food item. Our king vultures’ meal might seem off-putting to some, but vultures play a critical role as scavengers! Did you know that vultures have such strong stomach acid… more ›