Catching condors in Grand Canyon country
- Saving the California CONDOR. Richman, Elaine A. // National Geographic World;Jun2002, Issue 321, p20
Focuses on the extinction of the California condor in the U.S. Physical description; Factors influencing the extinction of the species; Details on action of scientists to save the birds from extinction.
- Condors: Back from the brink. Wheelwright, Jeff; Oakley, Glenn // Smithsonian;May97, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p48
Reports on the release of six California condors at Vermillion Cliffs, Arizona in December 1996. This release of captive-bred condors as the first outside of California; The population of the endangered condor as of the end of 1996; Information about how humans have helped to rebuild the...
- Saving the California Condor. Cohn, Jeffrey P. // BioScience;Nov99, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p864
Praises the success of the California condor program by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Statistics on the number of California condors; Comments by Robert Mesta, condor program coordinator in Ventura, California, on the success of the condor release project; History of the...
- Breeding success. Cohn, J.P. // Americas;Jan1990, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p32
Reports on efforts by scientists and naturalists to aid the plight of the endangered California Condor by releasing Andean condors into its habitat. Research techniques; Problems with captivity; Moral issue.
- Comeback trail of the California condor. // National Geographic World;Nov89, Issue 171, p25
Describes how keepers at the San Diego Wild Animal Park in Calif. are helping replenish the endangered California Condor population by reproducing condors in captivity; Methods of caring for and hatching of condor eggs; Reasons California condor endangered; Optimistic outlook for returning...
- The flight of the California condor. Cohn, Jeffrey P. // BioScience;Apr93, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p206
Examines the recovery from extinction of the California condor (Gymnogyps californianus). Research by Eric Johnson, a biology professor at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo; Overview of over a decade of captive breeding; Path toward decline; Early conservation agenda;...
- Condor killed. // New Scientist;6/26/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1879, p11
Reports on the death of a California condor named Hutash due to trauma probably after crashing into a power line. Number of condors left in the wild; Death of a condor in October 1992 from drinking antifreeze and another in May 1993; Attempt of the California Condor Recovery Program to lure...
- Nine months of the condor. Oliwenstein, L. // Discover;Jan1989, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p62
Describes how Molloko, the first condor hatchling conceived in captivity, was cared for at the San Diego Wild Animal Park in California. Growth over six months; Importance of this successful attempt at captive-breeding.
- Condors soar again. // National Geographic World;Apr99, Issue 284, p5
Details the efforts to protect the California condors. Decline in the population of condors in 1987; Raising of condors in captivity by wildlife workers.