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November 30, 2012

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MUMBAI, India — Fifteen years after vultures disappeared from Mumbai’s skies, the Parsi community here intends to build two aviaries at one of its most sacred sites so that the giant scavengers can once again devour human corpses. -- Cultivating Vultures to Restore a Mumbai Ritual

Posted by gerardvanderleun at November 30, 2012 1:42 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I hate to say it, but this looks like an investment by vulture capitalists...

Posted by: ebt at November 30, 2012 4:54 PM

I was reading some Kipling the other day, and he recalled his childhood in India near a Parsi place. He said sometimes they found body parts in his garden, dropped by fighting vulture. Once, it was a child's hand. What a nice way to grow up.

But let's remember, all cultures are morally equivalent/s

Posted by: Marie at November 30, 2012 9:45 PM

Can we do that in the crapitol, Washington DC but train the vultures to eat living thieves, grifters, socialists, news anchors, congressional staffers and IRS agents?

Posted by: bill at December 1, 2012 11:05 AM

Vultures won't eat rotted things, but maggots will. DC needs a flyviary.

Posted by: Peccable at December 1, 2012 12:27 PM

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