Saturday, August 20, 2011
International Vulture Awareness Day - Just Around The Corner
We love vultures! Do you?
Join us on Saturday, September 3rd, as we celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day 2011!
Meet 'Vader', WBS' new Black Vulture – on display for the first time at International Vulture Awareness Day 2011!
Ewwww, Vultures are Gross! But we need them the most! Find out more at World Bird Sanctuary as we take part in the international celebration of all things vulture.
· Kids will love the Vulture Knowledge Test Table and the scavenger hunt, with prizes.
· Shows featuring vultures and other animals, as well as music from the Raptor Project.
· Special vulture exhibits, including Turkey Vultures and an Andean Condor (on public display for the first time at World Bird Sanctuary).
Dorothy, an Andean Condor that will be on display, has a wingspan of 10ft and a beak strong enough to rip through seal and whale hide.
Date: September 3rd, 2011
Time: 10am – 3pm
Vulture shows: 11.30am and 2pm
Activities: Scavenger Hunt, Activities Table, Prizes!
Turkey Vultures are native to Missouri.
Admission and parking is free!
Sponsored by Ameren Missouri