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The powers that be in Peruvian capital Lima have scrambled a squadron of ten trained vultures in their war against illegal rubbish dumping. Lima's human inhabitants create 6,000 tonnes of rubbish every day, according to the city's waste management coordinator Javier Hernandez. He told Reuters: "Approximately 96 per cent of …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    There's a suicidal one right at the airport!

  2. Alistair Silver badge

    "Negative view of the vulture"

    !! And published on the Reg !!

    << Not that *I* have a negative view of vultures, I've been hanging around here for too long >>

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Turned Vultures into stool pigeons

    When i read the title was half expecting to see a flock of autonomous LOHANS blazing a trail over the Peruvian skies!

  4. lnLog

    drain cleaner

    I remember one time when a tanker of hydrochloric / sulphuric (cant remember which) crashed into the river Rimac, and the general consensus was that the river was substantially cleaner after the incident...

  5. Marketing Hack Silver badge

    Vultures loose in Lima!!

    I guess the local bar exam has wrapped up?? (/rimshot)

    Thank you! I'm here all week!! (Unless my sense of humor attracts a flock of aerial scavengers, drawn by the smell of something rotting.)

  6. Graham Marsden

    All that...

    ... and not a mention of Dastardly and Muttley in their Flying Machines?

  7. Queasy Rider

    there are plans aclaw

    Shouldn't that be "There are plans atalon? By the way Reg, birds have feet too.

  8. dotdavid

    Biting The Hand That Feeds

    Them Rubbish

  9. JJKing

    I wonder if the legal eagles will get involved to feather their nest. (Sorry)

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