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Europe's Vultures Face Extinction From Toxic Vet Drug
Animals  (tags: vultures, poisonings, animalwelfare, animalrights, animals, killing, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered )

Cal
- 50 days ago - theecologist.org
Vultures have become one of the most threatened families of birds on the planet thanks to poisoning by the veterinary drug diclofenac---Now Birdlife has discovered that it's on sale in Europe
Africa's Vultures Threatened By An Assault on All Fronts
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, death, vultures, killing, wildlife, wild animals, endangered )

Cal
- 78 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Vultures are being killed on an unprecedented scale across Africa, with the latest slaughter perpetrated by elephant poachers who poison the scavenging birds so they won't give away the location of their activities
Increase In Population Yields Hope For Cambodian Vultures
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, WCS, increase in numbers, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1515 days ago - redorbit.com
While vultures across Asia teeter on the brink of extinction, the vultures of Cambodia are increasing in number, providing a beacon of hope for these threatened scavengers, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other members of the
Namibia: Pilots Assist Vulture Conservation
Animals  (tags: wildlife, vultures, conservation, endangered, GoodNews )

Jill
- 697 days ago - allafrica.com
Their wingspan of almost three metres does not allow them to build their nests in the canopy of the tree. From the air, the huge nests, at times more than two metres in diameter, are visible. Chicks and even eggs can be seen and the occupied nests
Stop Poisoning Endangered White Vultures in South Africa! Sign the Petition NOW!
Animals  (tags: vultures, vultures poisoned, suffering, animaladvocates )

Tudor
- 325 days ago - yousign.org
37 white-backed vultures were found dead after it was established they had been poisoned.29 were missed their heads. It is not the first case of vulture poisoning - the birds now face a declining population and may soon become extinct! Let's SAVE them!
The Egyptian Vulture on the Balkans - a Hopeful But Perilous Conservation Story
Animals  (tags: vultures, endangered, birds, humans, protection, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animals, wildanimals, extinction )

Cal
- 484 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Poisoned, electrocuted, shot, these rare and magnificent birds are the fastest disappearing raptors in Europe. The globally endangered species has become extinct in nine European countries in the past half a century
Vultures Face Extinction Say Experts
Animals  (tags: protection, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, vultures, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 54 days ago - news.com.au
EUROPEAN and African vultures could become extinct within a generation without action to save them, conservationists have warned.
Video: "Nature's Garbage Disposals" Take a Stand on Wasteful Trucks
Animals  (tags: vultures, trucks, environment, oil )

Clever
- 2247 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Maybe the birds just have a low opinion of the trashy hick gas guzzler trucks. I think it's delightful that they're protected for now. Keep yer truck close to ya, Bubba.
Europe's Vultures Thrown a Lifeline as Carcass Rules Change
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2002 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
BirdLife International has welcomed the vote in the European Parliament to put dead meat, or carrion, back on the menu for Europe's hungry vultures. Vultures, known as nature's cleaners, are capable of stripping a dead cow or sheep carcass in a matter
Kenya: Nature's Cleaning Crew, the Vulture - On Verge of Extinction
Animals  (tags: wildlife, endangered, vultures, extinction )

Jill
- 1108 days ago - allafrica.com
"Vultures are the only animals that survive on scavenging 100 per cent. Through clearing carcasses, they prevent the accumulation of harmful bacteria that may end up getting to other animals or even humans,
3 Poisoned Himalayan Vultures Successfully Treated
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, poisoned, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1993 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Three Himalayan vultures who had consumed poisoned carcasses have been successfully treated and released in the wild here.
25 Himalayan Griffon Vultures Killed By a Train
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, killed by train, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1722 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
25 Vultures (Gyps himalayensis) that were feeding on a cattle carcass on a railway track were killed by a train some 45 kilometres from Guwahati city in Assam.
Vulture Population Declining Alarmingly
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, endangered, environment, habitat, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2478 days ago - nepalnews.com
Four out of eight species of vulture found in Nepal are included in endangered list of the IUCN- the world conservation union. They are White Rumped (Gyps beldgalensis), Slender Billed (Gyps tenuirostris), Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopteros) and Red
Fox Attacks Vulture Feeding on Carcass
Animals  (tags: animals, fox, vultures, wildlife, environment, attack, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1801 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A vulture was forced on to the defensive when a fox attacked it as it fed on a carcass in a scene captured by a photographer in Bulgaria.
   

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