Over Two Thirds of Fatalities of Endangered California Condors Caused by Lead Poisoning

[singlepic id=311 w=435 h=580 float=left]A new study authored by San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research scientists has found that 67 percent of adult condor deaths are attributable to lead poisoning! The massive effort to save the California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) was initiated in 1982 when the remaining 22 wild birds were captured in a […]