2 endangered California condors to Mexico City zoo for new breeding, reintroduction program

November 10, 2014 11:15 PM

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2 endangered California condors to Mexico City zoo for new breeding, reintroduction program

FILE - In this July 10, 2008, file photo, a California Condor is perched atop a pine tree in the Los Padres National Forest east of Big Sur, California. Two endangered female California condors have been transferred from the U.S. to Mexico City’s Chapultepec Zoo, Nov. 10, 2014, for a new breeding-in-captivity program. A U.S. Embassy statement says the zoo will begin raising the birds for eventual release into the wild. The goal is for Mexico to take over all aspects of breeding and reintroduction in the country. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) (The Associated Press)

MEXICO CITY – The U.S. government has donated two endangered female California condors to Mexico City's Chapultepec Zoo for a new breeding-in-captivity program.

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