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In France, the Ortolan Bunting may soon be finally off the menu

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Ortolan Bunting © Pierre Dalous The French Ministry of Ecology, Nicolas Hulot has committed to ending the large-scale trapping of Ortolan Bunting, which takes place to meet demand for a cruel dish where the songbird is blinded, fattened and drowned in brandy. It's a practice that has driven population declines of up to 84% in Europe since 1980.RLrhG_5A-cU

 

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