TITLE

Captive Condors Lay Egg

AUTHOR(S)
Wille, Chris
PUB. DATE
May 1988
SOURCE
Audubon;May88, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that captive California condors laid an egg at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. Significance of the development for wildlife breeding programs in the country.
ACCESSION #
11325356

 

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