A California condor soaring over Sespe Wilderness.
1890—California condor population estimated at 600.
1982—Only 22 California condors alive in the world.
1985—A single breeding pair survive for the entire species.
1987—The last wild condor is captured from Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge in Ventura County.
1992-2011—Following restoration efforts and captive breeding 92 condors are released into the wild.
2013—There are now about 404 California condors in the world with 235 flying free in the wild, 69 of them in southern California. (Friends of Condors)
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