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Protected vultures released in nature

  • 9th November, 2017
  • Tourism Mail

CHITWAN, Nov 9 : Six vultures kept at the Jatayu Restaurant of Nawalparasi have been released in the nature amidst a function on Thursday.

The vultures were kept in the nests of Jatayu Restaurant on April 15 after taking from the Chitwan National Park.

Secretary at the Ministry of Forest Dr Yubak Dhowj GC, other officials of the Ministry of Forests, conservationists and representatives of the donor agencies were present on the occasion.

During the event, Secretary GC said that the world’s first of its trend was initiated in Nepal and expressed the confidence that such initiatives would be fruitful in the protection of endangered vultures.

Earlier, the vultures of the nature and those recently left in the nature were fed together. Food and water was managed inside and outside the net in the Jatayu Restaurant to the vultures.

It is said that the vultures kept inside the net were well adjusted with those remaining outside for taking meals together.

After releasing the vultures, five more vultures remaining in the Vulture Reproduction Centre of the National Park would be kept in the net again.

Currently, there are 57 vultures in the Centre.

Different donor agencies have been launching different programmes to increase the number of vulture, an endangered bird.

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