2009 News Summary

•Another livestock drug – ketoprofen – proves fatal to vultures.

•Vulture conservation in Cambodia reports another good year.

•Prevalence of diclofenac and other NSAIDs in livestock carcasses in India during 2006.

•Captive birds released in to Nepal’s new colony aviary at the vulture breeding centre, Kasara.

•World first captive breeding of slender-billed vultures undertaken at India’s Pinjore centre.

•State Governments of Assam and West Bengal form Vulture Governing Councils.

•Vulture husbandry training delivered at Rajabhat Khawa, West Bengal.

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