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California Condors Soaring Again

Zoo Breeding Program Sees California Condor Soaring Again
Science News by NewsLook

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.

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7:37AM PDT on Apr 12, 2013

Nice :-)

6:59AM PDT on Aug 21, 2012

Fab news

12:36PM PDT on May 8, 2012

Condors are amazing! And fun to watch.

5:39AM PDT on May 6, 2012

Amazing

3:40AM PDT on May 6, 2012

amazing

3:39AM PDT on May 6, 2012

beautiful

3:37AM PDT on May 6, 2012

great news

8:16AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

good news thanks for sharing :)

7:11AM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

noted

9:37PM PDT on Mar 24, 2012

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!!!

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