Find out more about the species taxonomy, life history, and identification. NPS Photo/ D. Doublet
In 1982, only 22 wild condors remained. To prevent extinction remaining animals were placed in zoos. Arizona re-introduction began in 1982.
Updates on the size of the wild population, breeding in the wild, nest success, and lead poisoning deaths.
Condor Ranger talks, Videos, Podcasts, Distance Learning. NPS Photo/ Kim Conrad Petersen
Continued threats include loss of habitat, power lines, poisoned carcasses, and lead exposure from eating carrion contaminated by lead.
Fossil evidence shows condors once occurred as far east as present-day New York and Florida. NPS Photo/ Steve Emslie
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Arizona Game and Fish Department
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southwest Office
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Kaibab National Forest
Bureau of Land Management
Utah Department of Natural Resources
San Diego Zoo
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The Navajo Nation
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Last updated: August 1, 2017
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