Fresh threat to Indian vultures from cattle medicine

The critically endangered Indian vulture, nature`s scavenger, faces another potential danger from the mass-produced veterinary painkiller aceclofenac administered to cattle.

New vet drug threat to Indian vultures

A veterinary anti-inflammatory
drug, ketoprofen, can be lethal to Indian vultures that eat
the carcasses of treated livestock, an international team of
scientists has said.