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New Drug Threat to Asian Vultures - Edging Them Towards Extinction


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, vultures, extinction, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

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- 1747 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



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