Demystifying vultures with World Sanctuary

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- We upgraded the view of vultures with a little help from World Bird Sanctuary.

Operations Director Roger Holloway pointed out that the scavenger birds clean up carcasses and prevent the spread of disease.

However, a pain-killer is killing vultures. Several cattle ranchers around the world are giving their herd Diclofenac, which is causing vultures' kidneys to shut down.

Learn more about how you can save the animals that save our environment at the Birds in Concert series every Thursday in August.

Birds in Concert
Thursdays in August 2015
7 p.m.
World Bird Sanctuary
125 Bald Eagle Ridge
Valley Park, MO  63088
(636) 225-4390

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