Vultures & Visitors: Learn More
In trying to address nuisance vultures, the park has consulted with the US Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services, the nation's top vulture management experts, for suggestions as to how to alleviate the problem. In recent years, staff with the USDA National Wildlife Research Center have produced a number of publications--provided below--that describe the problem in greater detail.
Reducing Damage Caused by Vultures
Did You Know?
Mermaid sightings have been reported by sailors throughout history who often blamed the part-woman, part-fish beings for leading them astray. But folklore experts believe that what those sailors were seeing were not mermaids, but rather air-breathing manatees, or their dugong relatives.