In order to reduce the illegal traffic of wild animals and their parts, as happens with the Andean condor
, SERFOR approved in 2017 the National Strategy to Reduce Illegal Wildlife Trafficking in Peru 2017 - 2022 and its Action Plan 2017 - 2022
Packed cell volume (PCV) and total solids (TS) values in a captive Andean condor
with brodifacoum toxicosis by case day after presentation.
After the Andean Condor
was stuffed, it became lost in history, and even visitors to the Hancock today are not told of its past fame.
The Andean condor
program is international in scope and involves a number of U.
Fernando Polanco, executive director of Fundacin Galo Plaza Lasso, the organisation which governs the Condor Project, said: "We believe that commitments such as this one will help the majestic Andean condor
to once again soar the Andean skies of Ecuador in greater numbers.
At the same time, the project will help Colombian biologists restock the dwindling Andean condor
population in their country.
Sixty miles away, an Andean condor
stretches its wings, tests the thermals and settles back into a rocky niche to wait until the sun has warmed the air enough to lift its heavy body.
I clearly remember being awed by amazing footage of Andean condor
, the largest bird of prey in the world, free flying.
Then back at the zoo we marvelled at the giant Andean Condors
, the world's largest flying birds and the strangely beautiful King Vultures.
SSP programs for lowland gorillas, Andean condors
, giant pandas and snow leopards, among others, have not had such clear success, but remain part of the larger conservation picture for the species in question and the regions they inhabit.
But the high point was probably the first day of the trip, when we were on a mountainside opposite the roost of half a dozen Andean condors
The park was designated a biosphere reserve in 1978 and is home to an array of wildlife, including pumas, Andean condors
and the flightless rhea.