Lead exposure among a reintroduced population of California condors
in northern Arizona and southern Utah.
In this report, we detailed an alternative surgical and medical intervention to address crop distension and stasis in cases of acute lead toxicosis in California condors
Fish and Wildlife Service's (Service) California Condor
Recovery Program, carefully works his way down over a crumbling rock bulge and onto a narrow ledge below.
Nielsen's book is an action-packed biography of the California condor
Aside from the ecological significance of the condor's recovery, the California condor
was once beheld as a cultural icon of the Wasco people.
Despite these successes, the effort to save California condors
continues to have problems, evoke criticisms, and generate controversy.
Yet even some of these animals, like the California condor
, are successes in waiting.
The California Condor
, in many respects, has come to symbolize the plight of endangered species across the country.
Even though the society's highest profile is with California condors
, Hanscom says: "That program simply exemplifies what we're doing with over 40 endangered species at the zoo and Wild Animal Park, and about 250 species all told.
Movements of introduced California condors
in Arizona in relation to lead exposure.
In 1997, Tejon Ranch filed suit against the FWS, with the Ranch seeking a "10(j) Rule" for California condors
expected to be released in Southern California.
We document causes of death in free-ranging California condors
(Gymnogyps californianus) from the inception of the reintroduction program in 1992 through December 2009 to identify current and historic mortality factors that might interfere with establishment of self-sustaining populations in the wild.