Kenya's vultures on the brink

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In Kenya, farmers are increasingly poisoning carcasses of animals, which they hope will kill large predators like lions or leopards. But there's another victim: nature's very own clean-up crew. Vultures may not look pretty, but they are an essential part in keeping ecosystems tidy. By feeding on poisoned carcasses inted for predators, vulture numbers have plummeted. Do you think farmers are justified in poisoning carcasses on purpose?

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Kenya
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kenya, vultures, extinction