Existing restrictions on the use of lead ammunition in the California condor
range remain in effect while implementation proceeds.
To provide proper medical evaluation and care for the endangered California condor
(Gymnogyps californianus), veterinarians need accurate hematologic and biochemical reference ranges.
Situated in the rugged, mountainous terrain of Ventura County, the refuge was set up to maintain the area's unique habitats and to contribute to the recovery of the endangered California condor
On 19 October 2001, Interior Secretary Gale Norton announced that the Oregon Zoo was accepted into the US Fish and Wildlife Service's California Condor
Last month, a California condor
hatched on a remote California cliff (SN: 6/30/01, p.
We have designed a preserve using sound conservation principles and the best scientific knowledge we have to meet the needs of special habitat species and regional goals, including the protection of the California condor
, the ranch's vast oak woodlands, and the unique biodiversity of Tejon Ranch," said Josselyn.
The zoo has also been a key player in breeding such endangered species as the California condor
and the Arabian oryx for reintroduction into the wild.
The California Condor
Recovery Program (Program) is moving forward after the release of 116 California condors
(Gymnogyps californianus) to southern and central California and northern Arizona.
Conservation biologists are crowing about the hatching of two highly endangered California condor
chicks--one from the wild and another in the wild.
Following the successful examples of the California condor
and the black-footed ferret, Chinese alligators bred in captivity will be released in a suitable habitat, says James Perran Ross, executive officer of the Crocodile Specialist Group at the World Conservation Union.
The California condor
(Gymnogyps californianus) once soared over much of the North American continent.
The agreement directly benefits the California condor
recovery effort while facilitating a wind power project that would provide green energy to the Los Angeles area.