Naples Zoo Blog

Saving Vultures and Putting an End to their Bad Reputation

By Kirsti Mahon, Naples Zoo Show Keeper Though my animal training career began almost 10 years ago working with dolphins, my heart landed working with land mammals and birds. Never did I imagine that one of my favorites would be vultures. Our resident black vulture, Omen, has not only taught me so much in regard to training, but he has also inspired me to be an advocate for vultures all over the world. Unfortunately, due to negative media and a deep misunderstanding, vultures get a... Read More
at Friday, September 4, 2020
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