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California condor - Wikipedia


The California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) is a New World vulture, the largest North ... This condor became extinct in the wild in 1987 (all remaining wild individuals ..... Since 1994, captive...

California Condor | Basic Facts About California Condors ...


The California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) is the largest bird in North America, ... Sadly, the species declined throughout much of the 20th century until only drastic measures could save it from extinction. ... Preventing Lead Poisoning ».

Condor Re-introduction & Recovery Program - Grand Canyon ...


Today, the California condor is regarded as one of the rarest birds in the ... The California condor was placed on the federal endangered species list in 1967.

An Expert's Take on How to Prevent the Next Extinction | Audubon


May 6, 2016 ... An Expert's Take on How to Prevent the Next Extinction ... in North America with the Peregrine Falcon, California Condor, and other species.

Scientist Preserve Endangered Species' DNA - ABC News


Scientist Preserve Endangered Species' DNA. ... genetic information to help save the California condor, a species placed in captivity to prevent its extinction.

Saving the California condor with citizen science | Conserve


Aug 18, 2015 ... Their heads are featherless to prevent the growth of bacteria, giving ... The California condor had officially become extinct in the wild, its 22 ...

What happened to the Condors - Terrafocus


With concern for this alarming trend, the California Condor Recovery Program ... In an effort to prevent extinction of the species, a captive breeding program was ...

California condors rise from the brink of extinction - LA Times


Jan 7, 2016 ... The California condor, North America's largest bird, once soared through the ... for a breeding program to prevent the species from vanishing.

California condors: rescued from the brink of extinction


Feb 8, 2016 ... 11, 2014 — Witness endangered California condors being released to the ... at southern California zoos helped the condors avoid extinction.

Conservation of the California Condor


The California Condor is on the verge of extinction. ... by Richard Laub of the Buffalo Museum of Science and David Stedman of the New York State Museum.

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California condor rises from near extinction, but still threatened by ...


May 21, 2012 ... The population of giant California condors in the wild fell so low in 1982 ... agreed to remove "gut piles" to prevent lead poisoning of condors.

California Condor - California Department of Fish and Wildlife


California Condor - Photo by Neil Johnson, Los Angeles Zoo ... The California condor has been protected as an endangered species by ... But this help came too late to stop the decline in the wild bird population, so in the ... Citizen Science.

Extinction of 31 bird species has been prevented through efforts of ...


Aug 25, 2006 ... Conservation efforts have prevented the extinction of 31 bird species ... as well as the California condor, which numbered just nine birds in 1994. ... said Ana Rodrigues, a conservation scientist at Cambridge University.