27. Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus, a widespread and often commensal, but now Critically Endangered, African species. The problem of vulture killing for belief-based use of body parts has been shockingly demonstrated recently by the poisoning of at least 2,000 Hooded Vultures in Guinea-Bissau (Henriques et al. 2020), the worst mass vulture poisoning ever known.
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