Local police officers tended to the bird near Lidl in Vélez-Málaga. / SUR

Vulture rescued near Vélez-Málaga store car park

The animal had suffered an injury to one of its wings

EUGENIO CABEZAS

E. C.Local police were alerted by passersby and drivers to the presence of a griffin vulture near to Lidl on Avenida Juan Carlos I in Vélez-Málaga on Tuesday.

The animal, which was causing traffic jams at the roundabout near the entrance to the supermarket, had suffered an injury to one of its wings according to witnesses.

The vulture was later transferred to the centre for the recovery of endangered species (CREA) in Malaga.