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California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), in the captive breeding program at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. The species was recently brought back from the brink of extinction and is still one of the rarest birds in North America. (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), in the wild at Los Padres National Forest. The release site is managed by the staff of Hopper Mountain NWR. (CA) (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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BIR008-00043

A biologist at the San Diego Wild Animal park displays the puppet used to feed juvenile condors so they don’t imprint on humans.

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California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), in the wild at Los Padres National Forest. The release site is managed by the staff of Hopper Mountain NWR. (CA) (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus),
critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00036

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00037

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00035

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00033

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00031

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00032

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00029

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00030

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00028

California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), in the wild at Los Padres National Forest. The release site is managed by the staff of Hopper Mountain NWR. (CA) (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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BIR008-00026

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00027

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00024

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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BIR008-00025

Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction through captive breeding programs.

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A biologist holds a newly hatched California condor chick, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered at a captive breeding facility.

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors (endangered), recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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BIR008-00018

Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus) critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered, recently released into the wild, feed on a calf that was left for them by biologists. (Los Padres Nat’l Forest)

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A biologist holds a newly hatched California condor chick, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered at a captive breeding facility.

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