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32 vultures found dead in Demow

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DEMOW: Under Demow Forest Beat Office in Panidehing Bam Rajabari Borgaon, 32 vultures were found dead and 34 ailing vultures were rescued on Friday evening.

According to sources, in Panidehing Bam Rajabari Borgaon the corpse of a cow was lying in an open field and after consuming the flesh of the cow, the vultures might have died. On the other hand, it is also suspected that the vultures died due to pesticide poisoning.

The local people informed the Sivasagar Forest Department. The forest personnel rescued 34 ailing vultures and after doing preliminary treatment, the Sivasagar Forest Department and Bombay Natural History Society Vulture Project, Government of India, sent the ailing vultures to Kaziranga for further treatment.

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