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Endangerd Condor Born in Zion National Park

A TEAM OF BIOLOGISTS HAS CONFIRMED, A NEW CALIFORNIA CONDOR CHICK IS THE FIRST TO HATCH IN THE WILD IN UTAH, SINCE THE SPECIES WAS REINTRODUCED IN NORTHERN ARIZONA IN 1996.

ZION NATIONAL PARK OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THE BIRTH, AFTER THEY SPOTTING THE CHICK ATOP ITS THOUSAND-FOOT HIGH NEST.

THEY SAY IT'S A SIGN THE ENDANGERED SPECIES IS GROWING IN OUR STATE.

OTHER CONDORS HAVE TRIED, WITHOUT SUCCESS, TO BREED IN ZION IN RECENT YEARS.

SOME OF THEM DIED FROM POISONING.

 

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