Kizazi, Nne and Tano

Kizazi, Nne and Tano

Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture
Gyps rueppellii

Type: Bird

Diet in the wild: Carrion (the decaying flesh of dead animals)

Average life span: 40 to 50 years

Height: 33 to 41 in

Weight: 14 to 20 lbs

Birthdates: Kizazi was born March 19th 2013, Nne was born January 4th 2004, and Tano was born January 19th 2005

Arrived at the Greenville Zoo:

Protection Status: Critically Endangered

Fun fact: Ruppell's Griffon is the highest flying bird on record, once spotted at an altitude of over 37,000 feet in the skies of Africa.