Monday, 9 March 2015

More than 100 vultures poisoned in Assam this year

Assam looks to be turning into a vulture graveyard, with more than 100 vultures poisoned so far this year. Last week alone, 54 vultures died in two different districts of Upper Assam, with vulture experts calling for stringent action and the need for a common platform for stakeholders to discuss the issue. In January, 50 vultures were poisoned in a village in Sivasagar district.

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