Searching for vultures in India
MAY 24, 2018
Due to the decline in vulture population, Parsis have been obliged to drop these ancient customs for reasons of hygiene, since now bodies take six months to disappear.” ( Wikipedia ). in 1980s there were up to 80 million White-rumped Vultures in India – today the population numbers only several thousand). Of the estimated 500 million cattle in India, only 4% were destined for consumption by humans as meat. Oddly, I saw no rats, only a mongoose or two and a few stray dogs.