Vulture Victims

Eco Friendly Daily

The finding led to an official ban on the veterinary form of the drug, although the human form is still used. However, the vast size of the population counteracts any attempt at reduction by lethal means, and the Central Social Welfare Ministry has banned killing strays. Vultures play an important role in ecosystem recycling. Feeding on carcasses, they clean up decaying material that would otherwise feed less-welcome scavengers.

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