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25

Jan


 Vultures used to save lives, provide people with services



In the 1980s, more than 40 million vultures existed throughout India, where they ate about 12 million tons of rotting flesh each year.
In the 1980s, more than 40 million vultures existed throughout India, where they ate about 12 million tons of rotting flesh each year.

07

Dec

treehugger:

What’s the greenest way to dispose of a body, after a natural death and hopefully after a long life, of course? Burial? Cremation? 
How about feeding the dead to vultures. 

Who out there would like their body to be fed to vultures?

treehugger:

What’s the greenest way to dispose of a body, after a natural death and hopefully after a long life, of course? Burial? Cremation? 

How about feeding the dead to vultures. 

Who out there would like their body to be fed to vultures?

04

Jan

Hundreds of vultures invade Georgia neighborhoodAs many as 600 black and turkey vultures come to a community in southwest Georgia every morning and afternoon.

Hundreds of vultures invade Georgia neighborhood
As many as 600 black and turkey vultures come to a community in southwest Georgia every morning and afternoon.