Twenty-five years ago:

‘Bald Ibis breeding Work has started on construction of special cages for captive breeding of the last Bald Ibises Geronticus eremita in Eurasia, at the Turkish village of Birecik. The cages, which are being con- structed by the Turkish National Parks and Wildlife Directorate with World Wildlife Fund aid, will be on cliffs by the River Euphrates; the


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