Condor Cam

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by SanctusPullus, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. SanctusPullus

    SanctusPullus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The San Diego Zoo is going to have a camera focused on a hatching condor egg along with its parents. It's not due to hatch until early March: "Right now, Shatash and Sisquoc are tending to a life-like faux egg while theirs sits in an incubator. Closer to the end of the 52-day incubation period, scientists will switch the artificial egg for the real one."

    Personally, I'm not big on naked necks [​IMG] but I thought it might be of interest. Condor babies are pretty cute though.

    Link HERE.
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I can't see anything?? [​IMG] I see the video running, but its just a snowy screen.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Cool! Thanks for sharing!!
     
  4. SanctusPullus

    SanctusPullus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing they turn the lights off for the condors at night?
     
  5. Nitrous

    Nitrous Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw them in the National Zoo, in DC, once. I can hardly believe those things can fly, they are so big. They were in a cage that looked like it was the size of a tennis court and when the bird on the ground stretched it's wings to fly up to the branch, I thought the wingtips would brush the sides of the cage.

    Turkey Vultures look like little baby Condors!
     

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