Vultures In South Africa Pushed Into Extinction By Gamblers Who Smoke Their Brains For Magic Powers

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Dried Vulture Brains Are Being Smoked By Gamblers
South Africa’s vultures are being pushed into extinction by gamblers who believe smoking their dried brains will give them special powers, wildlife organisations have warned.

While British fans study the form book and the back pages, some South Africans believe the “muti” magic will help them predict football match results. And they are hoping the World Cup will be a great opportunity for a big win. However…

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German Police To Use ‘Sniffer’ Vultures

 

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Polly find a carcass?
German police are planning to use vultures to locate dead bodies that sniffer dogs can’t reach.

They will attach global positioning system tracking devices to birds and get them to find the corpses of people who have disappeared in remote areas.

Policeman Rainer Herrmann said: “It was a colleague of mine who got the idea from watching a nature programme…

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