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Introduction to the California condor

Author: Noel F R Snyder; Helen Snyder
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Series: California natural history guides, 81.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Huge scavengers with wingspans reaching more than nine feet, California Condors declined by 1985 to just nine individuals left in the wild. At that point, under a highly controversial program, the last birds were brought into captivity to create a population that could eventually be reestablished in nature. This book, written by two scientists who were intimately involved with the Condor conservation effort, tells  Read more...
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Snyder, Noel F.R.
Introduction to the California condor.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)656213116
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noel F R Snyder; Helen Snyder
ISBN: 0520239245 9780520239241 0520242564 9780520242562
OCLC Number: 54817590
Description: xiii, 271 pages : illustrations (chiefl color), color maps ; 19 cm.
Contents: Giant scavengers --
Food and movements --
Breeding biology --
The historic decline --
What caused the historical decline? : early hypotheses --
Studies of the decline in the 1980s --
Historical conservation efforts --
Captive breeding --
Releases to the wild --
Condor conservation in a changing world.
Series Title: California natural history guides, 81.
Responsibility: Noel F.R. Snyder, Helen A. Snyder.
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The story of the California Condor -- an awe-inspiring symbol of wilderness -- is one of the most dramatic and contentious in conservation biology. Huge scavengers with wingspans reaching more than  Read more...

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