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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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The California Condor Recovery Program reached an important milestone in 2008, when the number of wild condors surpassed the number of captive condors.
The release project in Arizona emanated from a provision within the condor recovery plan that called for the establishment of a population disjunct from those in California.
That's why the next stop is Arizona, where NPCA and Defenders of Wildlife are hoping to push for similar legislation to protect California condors reestablishing territory in the Grand Canyon.
Moir writes, "Success with the condor, once a long-shot gamble now largely rests on political negotiations.
Because we have only so many breeders, we maximize egg production," explains Chris Barr, deputy project leader of the condor program.
In one screen sits two empty-nesters, in another sits Topa Topa, the zoo's 41-year-old veteran male who is considered the oldest condor in the world.
You can try to shoo it away, do it harm and forget it's even there, but the condor will still be there in the background somewhere, biding its own sweet time.
From the beginning, scientists and zookeepers sought to increase condor numbers quickly to preserve as much of the species' genetic diversity as possible.
This is the female we expect to breed this year," whispered Jan Steele, the zoo's curator for the condor program, as she stood inside an unpainted plywood shed that runs, tunnel-like, between the cages.
We expect to get our closure plan cleared within 30 days, which means in production by July or August on our high grade veins so we'll have cash flow and be doing a lot more drilling this year," says Condor chairman and CEO Alexander Stewart.
The Condor Haven is part of a project involving conservationists in Ecuador and Wales.