Nature’s garbage collectors


As natural garbage collectors, vultures are vital to our ecosystem — so why all the bad press? Why are so many in danger of extinction? Raptor biologist Munir Virani says we need to pay more attention to these unique and misunderstood creatures, to change our perception and save the vultures.

Video: Munir Virani talks vultures

Munir Virani is a raptor biologist and wildlife photographer, and Director of The Peregrine Fund  Africa Program, devoted to conserving birds of prey.