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Old 11-09-2010, 02:01 PM   #1
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Default Bangladesh bans farm drug to save vultures

Bangladesh bans farm drug to save vultures
(AFP) Oct 25, 2010

AFP: Bangladesh bans farm drug to save vultures
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The vulture population in Bangladesh has declined from more than 50,000 three years ago to just 2,000 today, according to government figures.
Scientists have put much of the blame on diclofenac, a drug used to treat colic in cattle but which causes a deadly kidney ailment in vultures known as...
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