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International Vulture Awareness Day

Saturday, September 3, 2011 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

WPZ's turkey vulture: ModocVultures are often depicted as harbingers of death, yet many vulture populations face threats of their own with some species facing extinction. Join Woodland Park Zoo at International Vulture Awareness Day and discover how vultures fill a vital ecological niche as nature’s clean-up crew. Learn about the international efforts underway to help protect these often misunderstood birds.

10:30 Vulture talk
11:30 Raptor flight program
Noon-3:00 Olympic Vulture Study display with guest biologist Diann MacRae
12:30-2:00 Games and activities
2:30 Raptor flight program
3:30 Vulture talk

Activities will take place at Woodland Park Zoo’s Raptor Center.

International Vulture Awareness Day is free with zoo admission.

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