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...
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
Thanks to those efforts, more than 200 condors flew freely in California and
Arizona by 2013. ... as using nontoxic antifreeze in vehicles and retrofitting power
lines to prevent condor electrocutions. ... ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT
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 ...
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 ...
The spectacular but endangered California Condor is the largest bird in North
America. ... Their scientific name, Gymnogyps californianus, comes from the
Greek ... Condors bathe frequently and this helps avoid buildup of wastes on the
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.
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.
Feb 8, 2016 ... 11, 2014 — Witness endangered California condors being released to the ... at
southern California zoos helped the condors avoid extinction.
Historically, California condors occupied a range from British Columbia, Canada
... Hoping to prevent complete extinction of the species, the last wild birds were ...