‘A species in crisis’: extinction circling vultures in KZN

Poisoning of vultures for the use of traditional medicines is the biggest threat to these raptors

06 September 2021 - 19:42

For environmentalists, returning from their searches with little to report confirmed their worst fears: vultures in KwaZulu-Natal are increasingly at risk.

In fact, the vultures - known as nature’s “cleanup crew” - are at risk of localised extinction in KwaZulu-Natal, conservationists warned...

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