The plight of the condors

Starin, Dawn
July 2014
New Internationalist;Jul/Aug2014, Issue 474, p10
The article reports the developments in the effort to increase the population of the California condor in the U.S. as of July 2014, citing that the bird is third on the list of the 100 most Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered (Edge) species.


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