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IE: 70 eagles killed in 3 days at dumping site near Ranikhet

DEHRA DUN, JAN 4: The mysterious death of over 70 eagles in the past three days in Ghinghalikhal area near Ranikhet has forced the Uttaranchal wildlife authorities to put up a cordon around the site and send the carcasses for lab tests. According to the wildlife officials, more than 70 eagles were found dead at a garbage dump near Ranikhet.

Almora District Veterinary officials, after conducting a post-mortem of the birds, have sent some samples to the Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, Pantnagar University, Bhopal to know the exact cause of the deaths