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More exciting news from our partners in condor conservation!The 1,000th condor chick was hatched! When a condor hatches a studbook number is assigned to the chick. The condor is then tagged with this studbook number for monitoring purposes. This tagging system started in 1967 when the first condor, Topa-Topa, was assigned studbook number 1. A condor chick recently hatched in Zion National Park was assigned the 1,000th studbook number! This number represents the total number of captive bred and wild hatched condors since 1967. About half of that number make up the present-day wild population. We are excited to share this news and want to recognize all of our partners who work tirelessly for the recovery of the condor to the wild. ... See MoreSee Less
Did you know that the pinnacles, like the ones in this picture, are remnants from an ancient volcanic field? Over time, wind and rain have worn down the rock, creating the unique spires you can find here at the park! Visit https://t.co/q8TQm9cmBU to learn the full story.
California condors are a critically endangered species, and Pinnacles National Park is proud to be part of the recovery efforts to bring back these magnificent birds. In order to monitor wild condors, biologists... https://t.co/1bL1jxG0Un