Monday, May 23, 2005

Crows dying in Mumbai...

The Times of India, Mumbai edition has a report about the death of over 100 crows in the city, of no discernible cause:
Naturalist Sunjoy Monga was the first to raise the alert...As Monga pointed out, the dying out of the city's vultures must have started in an equally inconspicuous manner..."The number may not be alarming, but what is worth noting is that none of them have died due to injuries," said Monga. There are around half a million crows in the city.

If you come across any cases of crow deaths, please contact Sunjoy Monga at 9323799988, or Dr Milind Gore of the National Institute of Virology, Pune at 09890127936.