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

Simone
- 1869 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 )

Cher
- 1874 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 )

Cher
- 1889 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 )

Cher
- 1952 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 )

Cher
- 1966 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 )

Cher
- 1968 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 )

Cher
- 1983 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 )

Cher
- 1987 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 )

Cher
- 1999 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 )

Cher
- 2055 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 )

Cher
- 2075 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 )

Cher
- 2080 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 )

Cher
- 2091 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 )

Cher
- 2102 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.
Return of the Vulture
Animals  (tags: vultures, birds, poisoned, rescued, rehabilitated, released, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2130 days ago - wcs.org
After nearly dying from eating a poisoned animal carcass, a critically ill, endangered white-rumped vulture has been returned to the skies of Cambodia. The bird was nursed back to health by wildlife veterinarians and conservationists from the Wildlife

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