White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death
Brugge, Belgium Have always wanted to go here! Have a friend that makes lace and loves to watch the world's best lace makers in action in Brugge. Maybe I'll just hitch a ride and soak up the charm of the place!