After vulture population shrinks by 90%, Delhi High Court urges ban on drugs harmful to raptors

The plea argued that the residue of certain drugs remains within the bodies of livestock if they die within a few days of treatment. It then gets passed on to the vultures when they feed upon them.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Central government to take all necessary measures to save the declining vulture population in the country since they form an important link in the food chain and are essential for maintaining the environment.

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