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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
- 1839 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



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Monday December 14, 2009, 8:01 pm
why was the pain-killer given to cows?
 

Sara T. (3)
Tuesday December 15, 2009, 11:17 am
Vultures play a vital role in many ecosystems. We need to save them! Ban the use of Diclofenac, the pain killer used to treat cows.
 
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