Describes the animal world's treatment of death, from animal burial and prey disposal behaviors to the important role of humans as scavengers.The only extant viable populations now are in Myanmar and Cambodia, and this vulture is classed as acritically endangered. ... Modeling now suggests that the observed population declines can result if only one in 760 carcasses contains the drug. And of course nobody thought it necessary to test whether a drug made in America that makes cows well would make vultures in Iran or China or India sick.
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2013|