CHITWAN, April 17: The vulture breeding center at the Chitwan National Park (CNP) is to shut down. Established in 2008, the center is closing down in view of the increasing number of vultures in the wild and the breeding not becoming impactful at the center, the park officials said.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 16: As a small kid, Mohan Negi of Majhagaun village used to see huge wake of vultures fighting around the carcasses of dead animals. He reminisces that these vultures used to very big. He used to get very excited observing these vultures. “I would consider them mightiest among birds; they were so energetic and passionate,” he reminisced.

NAWALPARASI, Oct 16: Vultures known as nature's scavengers are on the brink of extinction due to the disturbance in their habitat in Tilakpur of Nawalparasi, which was famous for vulture restaurants.

White-rumped vultures on the rise

March 5, 2017 17:01 pm

CHITWAN, March 5: Efforts by Chitwan National Park to conserve the IUCN Red Listed critically endangered white-rumped vultures are bearing fruit with nine chicks hatched in three months alone.

Vultures on verge of extinction in Nepal

February 22, 2017 13:09 pm

Baitadi, Feb 22: The vultures known as the nature's scavengers are alarmingly on verge of extinction with dwindling nesting habitats compounded by a host of other factors.

Rare vultures re-appear in Myagdi

January 29, 2017 16:45 pm

BENI, Jan 29: Disappearing species of vultures are gradually appearing in hilly and mountainous parts of the district after the district was declared diclofenac-free last year.

Vultures in Kaligandaki banks vanishing

November 27, 2016 09:54 am

PALPA, Nov 27: The vultures inhabiting the banks of the Kaligandaki river are on the verge of becoming extinct these days.