India Opens First-Ever Vultures-Only Restaurant in an Attempt to Save Them From Extinction

The rapidly declining population of white-backed vultures in India has been a cause of concern for several decades. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) noted that during the 1980s, this bird “was so abundant in India that it was probably the most common large bird of prey in the world.”

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Last updated on 09 September 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
India
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Poisoning
Species group: 
Birds