California Condor Returns To Sequoia National Park, Another Endangered Species Act Success

Good News Notes:

If you want to experience the power of the Endangered Species Act for yourself, go to Sequoia National Park and look up. There, gliding high on the thermals, you’ll see the embodiment of this extraordinarily successful law: California condors.

As the planet grapples with how to combat an extinction crisis that threatens more than 1 million species, the recovery of the condor should serve as a reminder of what can be accomplished when the hard work of conservationists is backed by political will.

Before European colonization, the condor, with its incredible 9-foot wingspan, could be found soaring over the Southwest and along the Pacific Coast from Baja, Mexico, to British Columbia, feeding on deer and pronghorn antelope in the mountains and whales and sea lions on the coast.”

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