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KRCB: Yurok Tribe works to return condors in northern California

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Photo from Yurok Condor Program

The Yurok Tribe is bringing one of its most important birds back to northern California:
For the Yurok Native Americans of the North Coast, few animals are as sacred as the California condor. Returning from the brink of extinction, California condors are expanding their range. The North Coast is poised to be next.

"They haven’t really been seen in this area for 100 years," says Tiana Williams, a biologist and Yurok tribal member, "but they figure heavily in our stories and feature heavily in our world renewal ceremonies."

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Groups seek to return condors to the North Coast (KRCB 6/18)

Related Stories:
Editorial: Yurok Tribe spreads hope with restoration of condors (05/05)
Yurok Tribe signs agreement to release condors into the wild (04/25)


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