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Record number 542076
Title Extinction hovers over vultures : vultures in Africa critically endangered
Author(s) Buij, R.
Source Extinction hovers over vultures : vultures in Africa critically endangered, Wageningen world 4 p.22-25, 2015-12-01, Rik Nijland,
Department(s) Animal Ecology
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2015
About They get eaten, poisoned by farmers and poachers, and used in traditional medicines. As a result African vulture populations have fallen by 80 percent in the last 50 years. Without vultures, rotting carcasses could become breeding grounds for diseases that are harmful to both humans and animals.
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