There are two groups of Guinea fowl in the Zoo. One is on the east side of the Main Building near the snow leopards and the other is in the goat yard in A Step Into Africa.
Status in the Wild
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status: Least concern. It is estimated that two million live in the wild.
This species inhabits western, northeastern and southern Africa. They prefer to live in woodlands, shrub-filled grasslands and open Savannah.
Guinea fowl are omnivores, eating seeds, fruits, greens, snails, spiders, insects, frogs and small lizards.