Captive breeding of vultures to start in Tripura

Concerned over the drastic decline in vulture population in Tripura, the forest department has decided to start captive breeding of the scavenger bird at the Sipahijala Wildlife Sanctuary near here.

Captive breeding of endangered vultures successful

Two of the most rare and critically-endangered species of vultures have been bred successfully in captivity at a conservation centre in Assam.