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Is a condor a scavenger?
The condor is a scavenger and eats large amounts of carrion. It is one of the world's longest-living birds, with a lifespan of up to 60 years. Condor numbers dramatically declined in the 20th century due to poaching, lead poisoning, and habitat destruction.
How many condors are there?
In 2017, there were 290 wild condors and 173 in captivity. Behavior. Condors can soar to heights of 15,000 feet and may travel up to 150 miles a day in search of their next meal. They find their food mostly by their keen eyesight, as they have a poor sense of smell.
What is the history of the Condor?
1955. Condor is founded on December 21st as "Deutsche Flugdienst GmbH" by the four partners Norddeutscher Lloyd (27.75 %), Hamburg-Amerika-Linie (27.75 %), Deutsche Lufthansa (26 %) and Deutsche Bundesbahn (18.5 %). Condor's hub is Frankfurt am Main. The fleet consists of three British-made Vickers Viking two-engine propeller aircraft, each with 36 seats.
How many California condors exist?
California condors live in rocky, forested regions including canyons, gorges and mountains. The California condor population steadily declined during the 20th century until there were only about 27 known to exist in the world. In 2017, there were 290 wild condors and 173 in captivity.