SPRING HOURS:  Open Friday-Sunday from 10am-4pm.  Private tours are available during the other days of the week.
SPRING HOURS:  Open Friday-Sunday from 10am-4pm  Private tours are available during the other days of the week.

Lurch

Birds | Turkey Vulture | Cathartes aura

Arrived 2008 | Estimated Born 2008

Lurch the Vulture at Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary

Lurch was found with a wing injury and taken to Ironside Bird Rescue, Cody, WY. After surgery to attempt repair, he was still unable to fully extend his wing, deemed non-releasable, and brought to YWS. Lurch and his fellow turkey vulture Uncle Fester share an enclosure and generally get along. Because the two look so much alike, our animal care staff use their eye colors, which are distinct and can be used for identification.

Lurch the Vulture at Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary

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*Symbolic Adoption: No ownership rights are conferred by this adoption. All animals stay at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary and remain under the care of our animal keepers team.