San Diego Zoo Welcomes Season’s 1st Condor Chick
by Andrea Thompson
The San Diego Zoo welcomed its first California condor chick of the hatching season on Feb. 24, the zoo announced yesterday (March 11), as part of their breeding program to help save the endangered species.
The two-week-old condor, dubbed Wesa, is doing well and has a healthy appetite, eating up to 15 mice a day, the zoo said in a statement. Like other condors born at the zoo, Wesa will eventually be released into the wild.
Senior condor keeper Ron Webb has been caring for the baby bird with the help of a condor hand puppet…
(read more: Our Amazing Planet)          
(photo: Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo Safari Park)

San Diego Zoo Welcomes Season’s 1st Condor Chick

by Andrea Thompson

The San Diego Zoo welcomed its first California condor chick of the hatching season on Feb. 24, the zoo announced yesterday (March 11), as part of their breeding program to help save the endangered species.

The two-week-old condor, dubbed Wesa, is doing well and has a healthy appetite, eating up to 15 mice a day, the zoo said in a statement. Like other condors born at the zoo, Wesa will eventually be released into the wild.

Senior condor keeper Ron Webb has been caring for the baby bird with the help of a condor hand puppet…

(read more: Our Amazing Planet)          

(photo: Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo Safari Park)

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