Tragedy in Ghatkopar: 29 Flamingos Found Dead

At least 29 flamingos were found dead in the Ghatkopar area of Mumbai, revealed by a wildlife welfare group. Calls were received from locals about the sightings of dead birds. The forest department and RAWW are investigating the cause, with carcasses sent for autopsy.

PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 21-05-2024 09:51 IST | Created: 21-05-2024 09:51 IST
Tragedy in Ghatkopar: 29 Flamingos Found Dead
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At least 29 flamingos have been found dead at different locations in Ghatkopar area of Mumbai, a wildlife welfare group representative said on Tuesday.

Various calls were received from people about the dead birds spotted at some places in Ghatkopar, said Pawan Sharma, founder of the Resqink Association for Wildlife Welfare (RAWW) and honorary wildlife warden with the forest department.

The forest department's mangrove cell along with the RAWW teams during a search operation found 29 dead flamingos in the area on Monday night, he said.

The carcasses were sent for an autopsy to find out the exact cause of the death, he said.

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