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2010-12-08 07:15:00

KELSTERBACH, Germany, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Condor Airlines today announced it will start nonstop service between Seattle and Frankfurt, Germany with twice-weekly flights beginning June 23, 2011. The newly launched service will give business and leisure travelers alike in the Pacific Northwest the opportunity to travel to Europe in a three-class cabin onboard a B767 aircraft. The flights operating on Mondays and Thursdays to Frankfurt, Germany will offer convenient connections to...

2010-09-21 07:00:00

TSXV Symbol: LCO VANCOUVER, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - El Condor Minerals Inc. ("LCO" or the "Company") is pleased to provide the results of its recently-completed drilling and trenching program on the Anchaca Au-Ag-Cu property in southern Peru, and to announce corporate plans to exercise its option to acquire the Anchaca Property and an associated financing. Anchaca Results The program and the results are separated into two east-north-east trending mineralized corridors:...

2010-07-29 06:45:00

KELSTERBACH, Germany, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Condor Airlines today announced they have entered into an interline agreement with Mexicana, increasing the number of Latin American destinations offered to Condor's guests. The German leisure carrier expands its network by 30 new destinations in Mexico, California, Guatemala and El Salvador through its cooperation with the Mexican airline, Mexicana. Via its Cancun and Las Vegas flights, Condor can now offer international connections to Los...

2009-10-05 12:35:39

Rare California condors living in Arizona and Utah are at risk due to lead bullets found inside the carrion the birds feed upon, wildlife officials say. Kathy Sullivan of the Arizona Game and Fish Department said the 75 condors living in northern Arizona and southern Utah have begun feeding on the remains of deer and elk killed during hunting season, The Salt Lake Tribune said Sunday. The lead bullets used to kill the animals have resulted in the deaths of at least 12 of the birds due to lead...

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2009-06-20 11:15:00

A rare California condor chick has hatched in Baja California on a cliff side, according to the San Diego Zoo. The zoo announced the hatching on Thursday. This is only the second time a condor chick has hatched since 2002 in Mexico, when the zoo reintroduced the endangered species to the area. In 2007 another chick hatched, but it disappeared a month later. The newest chick was immunized against West Nile virus when biologists rappelled down a 330 foot cliff to the nest...

2009-04-21 19:15:55

A California condor nest near Pinnacles National Monument is the first one documented in the region in more than 70 years, park officials say. Officials said a male condor released at the monument in 2004 apparently has paired with a 6-year-old female condor for breeding, KSBW-TV of Salinas, Calif., reported Tuesday. California condors were facing extinction and there had been no new condor nests known to have been found in the park in nearly 70 years before the 2003 reintroduction effort,...

2009-04-03 11:44:00

First Sales and Marketing Representation is in Canada SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Condor Airlines, Germany's largest leisure carrier, has chosen Discover the World Marketing for representation in Canada. Condor Airlines becomes the 33rd airline represented by Discover the World Marketing in its global network. Dr. Jens Boyd, Condor's Head of Distribution and International Sales said, "We will be operating seasonal scheduled flights from May to October on a twice weekly basis...

2008-09-03 15:00:22

LEWISTON - A wildlife scientist at the San Diego Zoo will talk about a project to save the California condor from extinction at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bates College. Michael Wallace will talk about the California Condor Recovery Program in Carnegie Science Hall, Room 204. The presentation, sponsored by the Stanton Bird Club and Bates College, is free and open to the public. The last California condor was captured in 1987, when only 27 of the birds remained on Earth. The condor population had...


Latest Condor Reference Libraries

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2005-06-14 08:40:46

Condor is the name for two species of bird in one of the vulture family. They are the largest flying land birds in the Western Hemisphere. The South American Condor (Vultur gryphus) inhabits the Andes Mountains. The California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) inhabits the western coast of the United States. Although they are primarily scavengers, feeding on carrion, these species belong to the New World vulture family Cathartidae, related to storks and not closely related to Old World...

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2005-06-02 11:23:58

Vultures are scavenging birds that feed mostly from carcasses of dead animals. Vultures are found in almost every continent. A particular characteristic of many vultures is their bald head, completely devoid of feathers. This is likely because a feathered head would become spattered with blood and other fluids, and thus be difficult to keep clean. Vultures fall into two groups. The Old World vultures belong to the family Accipitridae, which also includes eagles, Kites, buzzards and...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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