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R.I.P. Thaao, Believed to Be the Oldest Andean Condor in Captivity


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, condors, death, captivity, environment, protection, abuse, wildlife )

Cher
- 3190 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
A Connecticut zoo says an Andean condor believed to be the oldest one living in captivity has died at nearly 80 years old.



   

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Laura H (964)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 1:29 pm
WOW-I didn't know condor's could live so long!
Rest In Peace Thaao.
 

Tierney G (381)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 2:11 pm
80?!!! Oh wow that is old for a big bird. They did an excellent job taking care of him. RIP Thank you Cher
 

Annie Cowling (116)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 3:22 pm
Rest safely ,and freely with the Angels, where you can soar forever sweet Thaao. thank-you Cher
 

Tiffany L (27)
Wednesday January 27, 2010, 4:48 pm
thanks cher- amazing bird
 

Ronda Richardson (96)
Thursday January 28, 2010, 9:16 am
I didn't realize they lived so long either.
Noted. Thank you!
 

susan w (13)
Thursday January 28, 2010, 9:38 am
rest in peace thaao...now you can be free and not in a cage...the zoo did take good care of him...thanks cher
 
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