As future decision makers, kids need to learn about vultures and their vital ecosystem services. The recent Asian vulture crisis (which saw 3 species of Gyps vultures collapse by nearly 96% over a 10-year period during the late 1990s) has provided scientific evidence that vultures provide the essential ecosystem services of purifying ecosystems and preventing the spread of diseases. (Statistic source: Another Continental Vulture Crisis: Africa's Vultures Collapsing Toward Extinction.)
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quoted in Canadian Wildlife Magazine.
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