California Condors Soaring Again

California’s San Diego Zoo has welcomed another newly-hatched California condor into its nursery, the latest addition in a conservation program credited with rescuing the species from extinction. The condor, with a wingspan of more than nine feet, was all but wiped out just 25 years ago, but the zoo’s efforts have ensured the species is soaring again. Photo Credit: Jim Bahn via Flickr.

Zoo Breeding Program Sees California Condor Soaring Again
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Aud Nordby
Aud nordby3 years ago

Nice :-)

Cheryl I.
Past Member 4 years ago

Fab news

Richelle Rausch
Richelle Rausch4 years ago

Condors are amazing! And fun to watch.

Alice Almeida
Alice Almeida4 years ago


Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W.4 years ago


Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W.4 years ago


Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W.4 years ago

great news

Carrie Anne Brown

good news thanks for sharing :)

Marianna B M.


Rachel Piche
Rachel Piche4 years ago

Contrary to popular beliefs, zoos are involved in conservation! :-)

I do volunteer work at my local zoo and I know first hand of its involvement in many programs/projects. This zoo will also start participating in the condor reintroduction program in about 2 weeks - exciting!!!