White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame.
The Bearded Vulture. They exist on a natural diet of bones (marrow and shards). Their stomach acids are so strong that they dissolve the bone fragments. The red colouration is not natural but a result of covering itself in highly pigmented earth.