California Condor

Gymnogyps californianus Order: Accipitriformes Family: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Gymnogyps californianus Order: Accipitriformes Family: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)

In 1986, the last wild condor was removed from the wild to be treated for high blood lead levels. Thanks to captive breeding programs, condors are once again breeding in the wild, in California and in and near the Grand Canyon.

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