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Vultures: cute and cuddly they are not, but they need protection 30 October 2016 Sally Wynn-Pitman No comments yet

Vultures may not be to everyone’s taste (so to speak). Like hyenas, they are scavengers, and so get bad press. But actually, they are vital to ensuring the on-going health of wild ecosystems. The stomach acid of vultures is exceptionally corrosive, allowing it to safely digest putrid carcasses infected with various types of bacteria...

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