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Over 600 Endangered Vultures Found Dead In New Die-Off Event

A conservation group has confirmed that over 600 vultures have already died in an ongoing die-off event in West Africa. According to experts, the exact cause of the deaths of the birds is not yet clear. The latest mass animal die-off event was reported by the Vulture Conservation Foundation (VCF). It was detected in the West African country of Guinea-Bissau. The VCF confirmed the die-off event last month after receiving reports that about 200 vultures were found dead in the eastern province of Bafata. Then, the death toll increased substantially until it reached 648 on Feb. 28. Experts believe more vultures will die in the region as the die-off event continues.  Read more....

 

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