28 November 2012

Valuable vultures

Vultures aren't cute and cuddly, but these characterful birds deserve protection too.


Vultures don't top most "fave wildlife" lists, but these characterful birds deserve protection too.

They play a vital, if unglamorous role scavenging carcasses, yet face serious threats such as poisoning, power line collisons and habitat loss.

A straightforward way to help is to buy the latest Woolworths reusable bag, which features them: R10 per bag sold goes to reputable vulture conservation efforts.

- Olivia Rose-Innes, EnviroHealth Editor, Health24, November 2012

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