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Dozens of more wild peacocks die

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The threat to wildlife is get worse as dozens of more wild peacocks have died in Pakistan desert, Sindh, apparently due to the outbreak of the highly contagious Newcastle disease rising the death toll of peacocks to over 100.The Wildlife Ministry said that the tests are being done to diagnose the cause of these death, but said the wild peacocks had been weakened by starvation, deforestation and a lack of safe drinking water blamed on delays to the annual monsoon rains."…Read More