In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- One place the condors still soar is Peru's Colca Canyon, a gorge twice as deep as Arizona's Grand Canyon.
- The central view port was replaced with an image of a gleaming advanced enemy attack force whose formation had a wide span like the wings of a condor.
- One of the recovery program's goals is to have 200 condors soaring in the wild.
- Millions of dollars have been spent on condors, and a variety of groups have worked hard to get the birds to breed in captivity and to develop techniques for introducing captive-raised birds to the wild.
- Our requests were answered almost immediately as a condor soared magnificently over our heads at the second pass.
- Not until age six will a young condor molt its brown feathers and grow the black-and-white plumage of adults.
- ‘Yes, the condors used to nest in all these crags here above our village, but not anymore’ is a comment we hear again and again.
- The condors will succeed to the extent their new culture allows.
- As an ornithologist, I would be the very last person to begrudge money for the condor; I would merely like to see money for human languages as well.
- A backdrop of mountains and glaciers, and condors soaring high overhead, make this the perfect antidote to the bustle of every day life.
- The lead found in captive condors and released condors with low levels in their blood had isotope ratios similar to lead found in dead livestock and wildlife that had not been killed by hunters.
- One of the condors perched in a pine atop Cable Mountain and just sat there for the better part of a half hour.
- Captive condors do breed successfully in captivity.
- We in San Diego go through Herculean efforts to shield our condors from human contact.
- For instance, on August 15, 2003, biologists observed a baby condor, estimated at 15 to 16 weeks old, in a remote cave in the Grand Canyon.
- In this photo she is helping to exercise the condor's wing.
- On some occasions, when there is food, I have succeeded in observing 24 condors together.
- All condors belong to the same order as the vulture.
- Biologists, zoo officials, and condors are all learning by trial and error.
- You need to do the surrogate stuff that they do with condors, for example.
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