START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Animals

25 Himalayan Griffon Vultures Killed By a Train
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, killed by train, environment, protection, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 2392 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.
Pain Killer Given to Cattle Is Deadly to Millions of Vultures
Animals  (tags: pain killer, cattle, sick cows, vultures, kills, wildife )

Simone
- 2450 days ago - all-creatures.org
Millions of long-billed, slender-billed and oriental white-backed vultures have died in South Asia -- mostly in India -- after eating cattle carcasses tainted with diclofenac, an anti-inflammatory painkiller given to sick cows. A second drug used to
New Drug Threat to Asian Vultures - Edging Them Towards Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, extinction, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 2456 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
For every 1000 Oriental white-backed vultures occurring in southern Asia in the 1980s only one remains today because of the lethal effects of diclofenac - a drug used to treat livestock - on vultures. Alarmingly, researchers looking into safe alternative
Fox Attacks Vulture Feeding on Carcass
Animals  (tags: animals, fox, vultures, wildlife, environment, attack, wildanimals )

CherAWAY
- 2470 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.
Gay Vultures Split Up, Then Start New Families
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, zoos, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAWAY
- 2533 days ago - ecoworldly.com
A pair of male vultures at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo who successfully reared two chicks together have split up and started new families with female vultures.
Vultures Killed and Sold as Roasted Chicken
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, roadside bbq, environment, killed, protection, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 2547 days ago - ecoworldly.com
A disturbing incident in in Eket, Nigeria reveals that unsuspecting roadside barbecue patrons may have been eating vulture meat instead of chicken.
16 Cool Facts About Vultures on International Vulture Awareness Day!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, vultures, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAWAY
- 2549 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Today is International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD09), and I'm participating in IVAD's blog festival - "Blog for Vultures" - with a list of 16 cool facts about these amazing birds.
Vulture Conservation Efforts in Namibia Threatened By Illegal Poisoning
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, poison, numbers declining, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, killing, wildanimals, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 2564 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Farmers illegally using poison as to kill suspected livestock predators are causing Namibia's vulnerable vulture populations to decline.
Decreasing Vulture Population Linked to EU Regulations on Carcass Removal
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, decreasing population, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 2568 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Conservationists suspect EU regulations on dead animal removal have caused the griffon vulture population in Spain's Hoces del Río Riaza National Park to plummet.
Ray of Hope for Critically Endangered Vultures in India
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, ray of hope, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 2580 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The slender-billed vulture - one of the world's most threatened birds - has been successfully bred in captivity for the first time, raising hopes that captive breeding has the potential to save this and other Critically Endangered Asian vultures from
"Vulture Restaurant" Opened in Pakistan in An Effort to Save Asian Vultures
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, AnimalWelfare, conservation, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 2636 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A "vulture restaurant" has been opened in Pakistan in an effort to provide safe food for highly endangered vultures. Dhartee Development Society, a non-government organization, working in collaboration with the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Hungry Vultures Get Daily 'Five-Star' Feast in Spain
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, feeding, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAWAY
- 2656 days ago - mnn.com
Retired sailor personally feeds between 400 and 500 birds every morning.
3 Poisoned Himalayan Vultures Successfully Treated
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, poisoned, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAWAY
- 2662 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Three Himalayan vultures who had consumed poisoned carcasses have been successfully treated and released in the wild here.
Europe's Vultures Thrown a Lifeline as Carcass Rules Change
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, vultures, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAWAY
- 2672 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
EU Acts to Save 'Hungry Vultures'
Animals  (tags: animals, vultures, dead livestock, EU, birds, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAWAY
- 2683 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Farmers are to be allowed to leave dead livestock in their fields in parts of Europe - to help starving vultures.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Animals

Most Active Stories Today in Animals tagged with vultures

top story finders in Animals

1. Animae C. 127 popular stories

2. Nyack Clancy 127 popular stories

3. Ljiljana Milic 127 popular stories

4. Mary T. 121 popular stories

5. Carole K. 119 popular stories

6. Lawren R. 115 popular stories

7. Pat B. 111 popular stories

8. Anna P. 107 popular stories

9. Jojo M. 106 popular stories

10. Anne M No Fwd Pls 106 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!





New to Care2? Start Here.