Botswana vultures in decline

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Vultures are in drastic decline in Africa and it is high-time the world fully-appreciated the severity of this problem for not only the birds themselves, but the health of the people of the continent, said Dr Kabelo Senyatso, Director of BirdLife Botswana.

Senyatso, who is also Chairman of the Birdlife Council for African Partnership said that a coordinated response is needed that does justice to the scale of the crisis.

  “Africans, who derive direct benefits from having their vultures in their skies, must take the lead in mitigating threats to African vultures,” said  Senyatso.

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