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condor

a voiceless, New World vulture; a diurnal bird of prey noted for its large size. Includes Vultur gryphus (Andean condor) and Gymnogyps californianus (Californian condor).
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Patterns of mortality in free-ranging California condors (Gymnogyps californianus).
The California Condor Recovery Program reached an important milestone in 2008, when the number of wild condors surpassed the number of captive condors.
It was Richard Nixon who actually saved the California condor in 1973 when he signed an updated version of the Endangered Species Act, writes Nielsen.
At first glance, why anyone would want to save California condors is not entirely clear.
Consider the role of San Diego's Wfld Animal Park when the California condor began to die out.
Commentary on released California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) in Arizona.
Order Protected Confidentiality of Settlement Negotiations over Litigation Related to the California Condor
This endangered species' population was down to 14 when biologists began a captive-breeding program similar to the one used for California condors.
NSSF fought the ban on traditional ammunition because there was no conclusive evidence California condors were being harmed by it and because hunters offered to voluntarily take steps to prevent ingestion of spent bullet fragments by burying game entrails," said Lawrence G.
Just 23 California condors were alive 25 years ago, but thanks to a breeding program, the state's condor population has risen to 70, according to the U.
After a lengthy absence, California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) have returned to Baja California.

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