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New study: India may have even fewer vultures than we thought


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Posted 19 December 2017 - 06:54 AM

The Indian Vulture is one of three vulture species reassessed in a new paper released today © Sudipto Roy India’s Critically Endangered vulture populations seemed to be stabilising, but a new study reveals that numbers may be fewer than we thought. Although vulture-killing livestock drug diclofenac has been banned, other drugs, equally fatal to vultures, have not. This is thought to be the main cause.

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