Mass poisoning incident affects over 100 Critically Endangered vultures

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), champion of conservation in Africa, is deeply saddened to report another mass poisoning of vultures in southern Africa. On 25 February 2018, EWT vulture expert, Andre Botha, assisted at a harrowing scene in the Mbashene communal area in southern Mozambique, where the deliberate poisoning of an elephant carcass affected at least 104 Critically Endangered vultures.

Endangered Wildlife Trust

Last updated on 28 February 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Mozambique
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Poisoning
Species: 
Gyps africanus
Necrosyrtes monachus
Species group: 
Birds