California Condor Conservation

Certificate Course
CEUs: 0.1
Clock Hours: 1Hr
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Description

In 1987, California condors were an extinct species in the wild when the last birds were trapped and placed in the protective custody of the Los Angeles and San Diego zoos. Using experience with Andean condors to breed them in captivity, the small population of just 27 birds was successfully grown, considering genetics and behavior, to the point where they could be released back in the wild. Now, with nearly 200 individuals in captivity and as many flying free in the wild, the species is well on its way to full recovery. This webinar will focus on the methods and strategies used and the trials and tribulations encountered by organizations and individuals that saved this species.