To what extent do Australian raptors scavange stock carcasses?

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Subject: To what extent do Australian raptors scavange stock carcasses?
From: "Karen" <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 23:27:56 +1100

While on the subject would anyone know of any instances, or the chances of raptors taking baited rabbits? Our area has annual baiting and we also have resident Wedge-tailed eagles.

Warrandyte Sth, Vic.

Wednesday, 11 January 2006, 10:35 GMT
Study sounds global vulture alert

By Roland Pease
BBC science correspondent

A widely used livestock pain killer could endanger the survival of vultures around the world, researchers suggest.

The rapid decline of Indian vulture populations has been blamed on the use of the drug diclofenac to treat inflammation in cattle.


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