Griffon Vulture
Gyps fulvus
(L 37-48" WS 7.5-9.2 ft
Wt 14-25 lb)
Sierra de la Plata
Bolinia
10Sept2013
Has lived 41.4 yrs in captivity.
The world‘s earliest known musical instrument, a
flute, was carved 40,000 years ago in Germany from
the hollow wing bone of a Griffon Vulture.
   (Thor Hanson)