Habitat: The medium-sized, bulky vulture can be found in a variety of habitats from open countryside and savanna to dry deciduous forest and wooded hills in Asia.
Why They Are Endangered: Several factors are responsible for the demise of the vultures from Asia. Uncontrolled hunting, disease, direct persecution of the birds, increased sophistication of waste disposal techniques and toxin ingestion. (Arkive)
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