Cambodian Vulture Colony Discovered

A remote colony of about 100 Slender-Billed Vultures was discovered earlier this month by the Wildlife Conservation Society Cambodia. The birds are critically endangered.

A dramatic decline in vulture numbers is due to the use of diclofenac in cattle, a pain reliever used for livestock. Vultures that subsequently fed on carcasses that had been treated with diclofenac later died from the drug.

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One Response to Cambodian Vulture Colony Discovered

  1. Keno says:

    I just wanted to say WOW!t

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