California Condor

The rather dramatic looking California Condor was on the brink of extinction by the 1980s. But thanks to a concerted conservation effort, the first wild condor chick for over two decades was born in 2002.The California condor is the largest bird in America, having a massive wingspan of nearly 3metres


Marlon Lowe was carried over 40 feet by a giant unknown bird in July of 1977. Two birds swooped into his yard and the larger of the two picked him up by his shirt and attempted to fly off with him. His mother Ruth chased the bird and Marlon was dropped. They reported the incident…